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What Causes Hallucinations: Mouse study reveals unexpected changes in brain signaling

What Causes Hallucinations: Mouse Study Reveals Unexpected Changes in the Signals of the Brain That Result in Visual Phenomena Researchers examined the brains of mice after they were given a hallucinogenic drug. They found that the cerebral signal was present in the visual cortex seemed to decrease The study suggests that the phenomena also occur as a result of temporal …

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Insights May Lead to New Walnut Seeds – ScienceDaily

California produces 99 percent of walnuts grown in the United States. New research could boost the state's growing walnut industry, with sales of $ 1.6 billion, by facilitating the breeding of walnut trees that are more effective in combating the soil that is today affecting many of the 4,800 farmers in the country California is plaguing. In a New Study …

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In the tree of life, youth has its advantages

It has been a question that has intrigued naturalists for centuries: why did some groups of organisms enjoy an incredible diversity – like fish, birds, insects – while others contained only a few species – such as humans? Researchers Try It To explain why the tree of life is so unbalanced, some explanations have emerged. The ability of a species …

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People who feed birds affect conservation – ScienceDaily

People in many parts of the world feed birds in their backyards, often because of their desire to help wildlife or connect with nature. In the United States alone, over 57 million backyard bird households spend more than $ 4 billion a year on birdseed. Although researchers know that feeding birds can affect nature, they do not know how it …

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The Israeli spaceship Beresheet captures the sunrise from space

Fresh images and videos were transmitted from the Israeli space probe Beresheet on the way to the Moon, SpaceIL and the Israeli aerospace industry announced on Sunday. The photos and videos were taken by the spacecraft at different heights and at different times One of the videos contains a sunrise from the spacecraft's point of view. You can see how …

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Are Cyborg Circuits Made of Melanin?

26th March 2019 (Nanowerk News) The dark brown melanin pigment Eumelanin dyes hair and eyes and protects our skin from sun damage. It has also long been known to conduct electricity, but too little for a useful application – until now. In a seminal study published in Frontiers in Chemistry ("Evidence of Unprecedented High Electronic Conduct in Pigmented Eumelanin Thin …

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Are cyborgs made from melanin? Pigment breakthrough allows biocompatible electronics

UV-Vis absorbance (percent extinction / film thickness) of the films in the different process stages: (red, circles) DHI; (black, squares) DHI-Eumelanin (AISSP film); (blue, triangles) HVAE (film after thermal annealing in vacuum: 600 ° C; 2 h; 10 -6 mbar). Photo credits: Frontiers in Chemistry (2019). DOI: 10.3389 / fchem.2019.00162 The dark brown melanin pigment, Eumelanin, dyes hair and eyes …

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Hubble records the birth of a huge storm on Neptune: NASA

The Hubble Space Telescope has given back images in a premiere documenting the emergence of a giant storm on Neptune, a finding that may provide insights into the inner workings of poorly understood giant ice planets, NASA said. Like Jupiter's large red spot, the dark dark spots of Neptune are storms that form from areas of high atmospheric pressure. In …

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Australian researchers find huge lakes under the largest East Antarctic glacier world news

Australian explorers have discovered huge underwater lakes below the largest glacier in the eastern Antarctic. The lakes were discovered by scientists who fired small explosives 2 m below the surface of the Totten Glacier and heard the reflected sound. The glaciologist of the Australian Antarctic Division, dr. Ben Galton-Fenzi said research was crucial to help scientists predict how the melting …

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NASA eliminates the space walk for women because it does not have matching suits

The SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule approaches in a photograph taken by NASA astronaut Anne McClain on board the International Space Station on March 3, 2019. Anne McClain / NASA / Reuters handout NASA scrapped Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two female astronauts who claimed that there were not enough space suits available on the International Space Station. Christina Koch …

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