Reading something new Every once in a while, it is healthy for established concepts and standard procedures to be challenged by ideas that come from outside the discipline's specialist field. They ...
A recent conversation on Twitter led to the suggestion that
someone compile a list of physiological effects of concern for BOLD. That is, a
list of potentially confounding physiological changes tha...
The study of phenomena
like precognition, telepathy or clairvoyance has always been intertwined with
mainstream psychology research. And so it should: premonitions and other
Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate reacts with carbon dioxide to produce 3-keto-2-carboxyarabinitol 1,5-bisphosphate as the first step in the biochemical process of carbon fixation. It needs an enzyme to do...
The following paper was published as recently as yesterday, but already caused a bit of a stir on social media. Let's see why.
A new antibiotic kills pathogens without detectable resistanceLosee L....
In December 2013, Stergachis and colleagues published a high-profile paper on the dual role Transcription Factors (TFs) might have as a consequence of their binding to protein coding regions.
The phytoconstituent echitamine
isolated from stem bark of Alstonia
scholaris was subjected for in vitro cataract
prevention study on glucose induced cataract model. Goat lenses were incubated w...
This project explored the electrical properties
of the Mimosa pudica plant and its ability for conducting and
transmitting 2.4 GHz frequency radio waves which are commonly used for wireless
BACKGROUND: The polysaccharide
hyaluronan is a major component of the extracellular matrix and has been
observed to impact retrovirus infectivity in biological settings. Hyaluronan
has also been ap...
On the role of the circadian system in the earliest
of life: The diel hypothesis
Glen D. Brown
Every living organism has a circadian clock. The...
Hypothesis: The light/dark oscillation produced by the sun
and rotating earth and the change in the period of that oscillation have played
a more pivotal role in the evolution of life...
Whatever gets you through the night ‘salright,
‘salright…Don’t need a clock to waste your time oh no,
oh no…Whatever gets you to the light ‘salright, ‘salright.