Body & Mind
Physiology and Function of Sensory Feedback Loops
Friesen, Wolfgang O (Otto), Biology, Sponsor: U.S. Nsf - Directorate For Biological Sciences
Animal locomotion results from the intricate interplay between connections within the nervous system and sense organs that monitor the execution of commands from the central nervous system. For animal....
Sleeping Sickness/Cytokine Effects on Biological Clock
Block, Gene D, Biology, Sponsor: U.S. National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
Our laboratory has developed expertise of the sleeping sicknessmodel in rats. Dr Jama Mhlanga, from Bulawayo University in Zimbabwe, is now working with trypanosomes in Stockholm as a guest researcher....
Using Manipulated Phenotypes to Evaluate the Contribution of Maternal Effects to Life History Evolution in an Herbaceous Plant
Galloway, Laura F, Biology, Sponsor: U.S. Nsf - Directorate For Biological Sciences
The contribution of parents to their offspring often extends beyond genes. For example, maternal body size and nutritional condition influences offspring trait expression in many species. Although suc....
Mother knows best
Don't have a cold drink before you take your temperature.
Preschoolers are hip to adult errors
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See the ball. Hit the ball.
Psychologists find that, for athletes, the perception of size matters.
These white blood cells help keep you healthy – and even alive.
U.Va. doctors hope to begin clinical trials on a new therapy for people with inflammatory bowel disease.
Does anybody really know what time it is? U.Va. research will help Mars-bound travelers.
But if the worst happens, U.Va. research may help.
Rhythm and blues – and jet lag, too
Studies of the retina shed light on how internal clocks work.
Study finds they are bosses, not workers, in tissue repair.