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Hi, allOne simple question.We know about Lettvin- Maturana article. However, I have heard that both in the behavioral and ( I am not absolutely sure) even in electrophysiological experiments the real…Continue
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Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology
The Department of Biology at The University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in ecological and evolutionary physiology from individuals whose research focuses on the evolution of physiological or morphological mechanisms and their relationships to the biotic or physiochemical environment. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, life history, behavior,…Continue
Posted by Lainy Day on October 28, 2013 at 3:32pm
There has been a lot of discussion online about the Research Works Act, an American bill (discussed here) that would make it illegal for a US government agency to have policies requiring research they fund be available as open access. As far as I know, only NIH does this now.
I would like to know:
Posted by Zen Faulkes on January 20, 2012 at 6:20am
There’s much excitement about a new paper in Science that shows how ants have hidden potential. In short, there are a few species of ants that can produce “supersoldiers”. Other ant species, however, can also make supersoliders when they are experimentally give the right dose of hormone.
Crudely, it looks like the ants’ ancestors had the ability by changing the hormone levels, but the pathway that was sensitive to the hormone remained. When species started to evolve differences in…Continue
Posted by Zen Faulkes on January 10, 2012 at 3:00am
(Crossposted from NeuroDojo)
Living things are made out of cells. Most people with even a passing familiarity with cells knows some of the parts that they have. A membrane to keep the outside out and the inside in. Some mitochondria for energy. Some endoplasmic reticulum to make your proteins. But the part of the cell that is the most familiar, the most famous, the big mac daddy of organelles, is the home of DNA, the center, the nucleus.
But now, my friends!…Continue
Posted by Zen Faulkes on November 19, 2011 at 3:08pm