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Olfactory receptors discovered in bronchi

Researchers identified two types of olfactory receptors in human muscle cells of bronchi. If those receptors are activated by binding an odorant, bronchi dilate and contract – a potential approach for asthma therapy.

Aug 08, 2016
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Effective recovery in competitive sports

In a joint project, Bochum-based researchers headed by Prof Dr Alexander Ferrauti and Prof Dr Michael Kellmann studied the best possible regeneration measures for athletes after strenuous training and competition phases. ...

Aug 03, 2016
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When memories age

To the brain, it makes a great difference whether we remember experiences from long ago, or if we recollect recent events. RUB neuroscientists have shown that distinct brain networks are involved.

Mar 15, 2016
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Brain integrates features directly to patterns

Does our brain perceive objects initially as a conglomeration of shapes, colours and patterns or does it instantly recognise the entire structure? An article by RUB philosopher Prof Dr Albert Newen provides the answer.

Feb 22, 2016
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