7 Mar 2019 - 10:32
The illustration depicts a whirlwind of odor molecules portrayed as dots entering the olfactory area. The olfactory area is the first smell center in the brain, located above the nose.
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31 Jan 2019 - 10:41
The Quantum Dynamics Unit traps a 2-D layer of electrons in liquid helium, held inside a sealed chamber and cooled to nearly absolute zero. Inside the chamber, a metal plate and spherical mirror on...
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18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Left: A 3D rendering of the cryo-EM reconstruction. The RNA and NP are colored in red and grey, respectively. A single NP molecule is highlighted in blue. Right: An atomic model of a single NP...
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18 Oct 2018 - 02:00
Left: The Ebola virus consists of the lipid bilayer (envelope), several kinds of the viral protein, and the genomic RNA. Right: The NP-RNA complex inside the virus forms a helical structure....
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24 Aug 2018 - 09:00
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
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8 Aug 2018 - 00:00
A diagram produced by the model showing the response of a Purkinje cell to climbing fiber input while increasing baseline voltage (left to right). Red shows an increased signaling response or “spike...
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11 Jul 2018 - 15:11
A diagram showing the new WGR experiments. Test particles (shown here in green) are passed through a light field, which distorts the light wavelength, which can be used to detect the particles.
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3 Jul 2018 - 09:14
These diagrams compare the two models of the cohesin protein’s structure. The ring model has distinct “head” and “hinge” features at opposite ends of the molecule, whereas the hold-and-release model...
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3 Jul 2018 - 09:13
A diagram of the protein complex cohesin in its assumed ring-shaped configuration. The scissors represent the action of the enzyme Cut1, which breaks apart the molecule to release DNA.
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1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Figure 2: In a test where food rewards were always delivered after 6 seconds, serotonin’s effect of extending nose-poke time was small (left). But in tests where food goes was delivered after two,...
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1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Figure 1: With a 25% probability of reward, the nose-poke time in no-food trials did not change even if serotonin neurons were activated (left). But with a 75% reward probability, the nose-poke time...
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28 May 2018 - 16:38
A global map showing the number of ant species (SR- Species Richness) that can be found in different areas of the world. Tropical areas around the equator have higher numbers of ant species than...
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