news from the lab 2010
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Life Sciences - Health - 20.12.2010
How the eye builds circuits to detect motion
Scientists could explain how the eye creates circuits to analyze motion. The detection of motion in the retina is based on circuit asymmetry, a fundamental computational principle in the brain.
Health - Life Sciences - 03.12.2010
Farm children have less neurodermatitis
Children of mothers who live with farm animals and cats are better protected against neurodermatitis.
Physics - Health - 23.09.2010
Advanced imaging for bone research and materials science
A novel nano-tomography method developed by a team of researchers opens the door to computed tomography examinations of minute structures at nanometer resolutions.
Health - Life Sciences - 23.08.2010
Cells changing track: thymus cells transform into skin cells
Taking one type of cell and transforming it into another type is now possible. Cells taken from the thymus have been transformed into skin cells - a discovery that may have important ramifications for the field of organ regeneration.
Life Sciences - Health - 26.06.2010
Protein restores vision in blind animals
Scientists restore vision in retinitis pigmentosa using an archaebacterial protein.
Health - Life Sciences - 12.04.2010
One Molecule Opens the Door to New Treatments for Depression
There has been little progress in the way we treat depression and anxiety for over thirty years, but a recent study may open the door to new strategies.
Life Sciences - Health - 03.03.2010
How the demons of dementia possess and damage brain cells
Alzheimer's disease currently affects more than 26 million people worldwide and estimates of up to four times as many sufferers by 2050 has made studying its causes a top priority for neuroscientists.