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8 Jan 2014

Michigan State University has been helping local high school students prepare for the upcoming Brain Bee, with a series of weekend workshops. The latest was Brain Sparks, supported by ...

6 Jan 2014

Education is really important to everyone here - it's great to think that we can help teachers help students towards a career in life sciences - and every so often, we like to...

21 Oct 2013

Novel signaling pathway demonstrated, involved in the pathogenesis of pulmonary artery hypertension. Possibility for future therapeutic interventions of pulmonary artery hypertension.

13 Oct 2013

For a third year running, ADInstruments has sponsored the annual "Teaching and Research in Neuroscience for Development in Africa" (TReND) summer schools at Kampala International University (KIU),...

10 May 2013

Bar-headed geese are known for their exceptional feats of physical endurance. Their unique physiology is the focus of an international research team led by Prof. Peter Frappell (University of...

23 Apr 2013

Study finds that several markers of stress can be significantly reduced with 15 minutes of daily office-based yoga.

29 Oct 2012

A new approach to electrophysiological recordings in awake and free moving cats using combined video-tracking and wireless biopotential signals, including: LFP, MUA, EOG, EMG.

19 Oct 2012

New study shows lower heart rate and blood pressure variability in pre-term babies, pointing to autonomic maturation deficits as a possible risk factor for SIDS.    

11 Oct 2012

This study demonstrates a reliable and novel protocol for obtaining SBP and HR from freely moving rats using the tail-cuff method, suitable for deducing both small and substantial changes in blood...

28 Sep 2012

Understanding the connection between brain circuits involved in smell and memory has practical importance, but only if the response patterns are understood. Cinnamon scrolls anyone? 

21 Sep 2012

The aim of this study was to test the performance of a novel shape-memory alloy surgical clip, designed to be delivered by injection though a fine gauge needle.

14 Sep 2012

Researchers discover that simple associative learning is possible during sleep in humans.   

24 Aug 2012

Findings of this study suggest that there is greater flexibility in hypertrophy-specific repetition load ranges than commonly advocated.

17 Aug 2012

Gandolini et al (2012) investigated whether changing running technique or wearing sports shoes might lower the forces exerted on feet and legs during foot-strike. 

10 Aug 2012

In biomedical research human diseases are commonly modeled in rodents such as mice. Their small size, however, poses technical challenges for physiological recordings. This study proposes a new...