Archive: 21/12/2012

Re-tuning responses in the visual cortex

New research led by Shigeru Tanaka of the University of Electro-Communications and visiting scientist at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute has shown that the responses of cells in the visual cortex can be 're-tuned' by experience.

Dec 21, 2012
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Smartphones monitor food portions for better nutrition

(Medical Xpress)—Family feasts, office parties and celebrating with friends find many people questioning how to control the amount they indulge in for the holiday season. The answer may be forthcoming, as researchers in ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Rebuilding blood vessels through gene therapy

(Medical Xpress)—Diagnosed with severe coronary artery disease, a group of patients too ill for or not responding to other treatment options decided to take part in a clinical trial testing angiogenic gene therapy to help ...

Dec 21, 2012
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