Posts Tagged ‘research’

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PRI’s The WorldDutch committee finds psychologist who claimed meat eaters are more selfish …Washington Post“I realize that via this behavior I have left my direct colleagues stunned and angry and put my field, social psychology, in a poor light.”…Via www.washingtonpost.com

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ScienceDaily (2010-06-18) — The pancreas has its own molecular clock. Now, for the first time, a new study has shown this ancient circadian clock regulates the production of insulin. If the clock is faulty, the result is diabetes. The researchers show that insulin-secreting islet cells in the pancreas, called beta-cells, have their own dedicated clock. …

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ScienceDaily (2010-10-19) — Researchers have found that the same genes have different activity patterns in the brain in individuals with different genetic backgrounds.
Re-emphasizing the importance of genetic background in mouse animal models of neurological diseases!
These findings may help to explain individual differences in the effectiveness and side-effect profiles of therapeutic drugs and thus have implications …