Posts Tagged ‘Science’

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ScienceDaily (2010-08-17) — The most robust statistical examination to date of our species’ genetic links to “mitochondrial Eve” — the maternal ancestor of all living humans — confirms that she lived about 200,000 years ago. The study was based on a side-by-side comparison of 10 human genetic models that each aim to …

By Carlos -

So here is my first co authorship published scientific paper!

It came out inpress on the same day I was presenting it with the other co author at the Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago.

Titled: Dietary composition modulates brain mass and solubilizable A Beta levels in a mouse model of aggressive Alzheimer’s amyloid pathology and published …

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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 …

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ScienceDaily (2010-06-10) — The ongoing search for evidence of past or present life on Mars includes efforts to identify organic compounds such as proteins in Martian soil, but their absence to date remains a mystery. A new theory to explain what happens to these carbon-based molecules is presented in a new article.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/06/100610154457.htm?

By Carlos -

On the road to becoming a well read cognitive science connoisseur,  I’m adding Lev Vygotsky to the list of authors I’d like to read. I only came across him after checking out another wordpress blog which was associated with an earlier post of mine, “The language of thought-revisited.” According to Teacher Jay, Vygotsky was a …