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Memory hub could underlie social, cognitive quirks of autism - Spectrum


Spectrum
“Clearly the symptoms of silencing CA2 are not identical to the symptoms of autism where loss of sociability is one of the key findings,” says Steven Siegelbaum, professor of neuroscience and pharmacology at Columbia University in New York, who led the ...

Need for physical therapists expected to keep increasing - Boston Herald


Boston Herald
Sciences such as biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, neuroscience and pharmacology are required coursework. But the extra study pays off. The median yearly salary for the job is more than $84,000. Those without the means or will required to complete the ...

Huntington's Disease – A High-Tech Solution? - Brain Blogger (blog)


Brain Blogger (blog)
... for the study of Huntington's disease. Nature reviews. Neuroscience, 14 (10), 708-21 PMID: 24052178. Sun YM, Zhang YB, & Wu ZY (2016). Huntington's Disease: Relationship Between Phenotype and Genotype. Molecular neurobiology PMID: 26742514.

Neuroscience Tutorial

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Illustrated guide to the essentials of clinical neuroscience designed for medical students as well as for the general public. Created by the Washington University School of Medicine.

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Short introduction to the science of ecology, including terminology.

Amphibian Embryology Tutorial
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Graphical supplement for teaching and learning about amphibian development from the University of Wisconsin.

Cat Anatomy Tutorial
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Designed to be used by college students studying cat anatomy. Serves as a guide to the cat's skeletal system and internal organs.

Amphibian Embryology Tutorial
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Glossary and graphical illustration of oogenesis, cleavage, gastrulation and neuraltion, primarily in Ambystoma and Xenopus, from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Biology Project: Meiosis Tutorial
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Exercise designed to help illustrate the events that occur in process of meiosis, which takes place to produce gametes.

Sea Urchin Embryology Tutorial
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Examines the fertilization, cleavage, gastrulation, and patterning processes.

Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial
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Includes images and a QuickTime animation of the process.

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Life is possible only if molecules and cells remain organized. Organization requires energy, as governed by the laws of thermodynamics. Just about anything a living organism does requires energy. We most often think of energy as food or calories. Cells, however, think of energy as ATP. Cellular respiration is the process of taking the food we eat (like sugar) and converting it into an energy that can be used by cells - ATP.

Tadpoles of the United States and Canada: A Tutorial and Key
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An approach to identifying frog larvae using characteristics of living tadpoles. Includes photographs.

Biology Project: Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, & Viruses Tutorial
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Online exercise designed to introduce readers to the kinds of cells that make up all living systems, and to contrast cells with viruses.