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Results: 1861 - 1880 of 1911
Results: 1861 - 1880 of 1911
  • 11 Jun 2009
    Brain uses two codes for one sensory experience

    Our brain makes use of two codes for the perception of one sensory experience. Cyriel Pennartz, Professor of Animal Physiology and Cognitive Neurobiology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), makes this claim as part ...

  • 8 Jun 2009
    Sleep helps us to store relevant information

    The brain picks out relevant information to store during sleep. Learning and decision-related brain activity is replayed during sleep so that the most essential information can be selected and stored more ...

  • 9 Apr 2009
    Chromatin architecture and the orchestration of gene expression: cell systems to explore epigenetic gene control

    Maartje Carolien Brink’s study explores the effect of regulatory proteins on the folding and expression of DNA. All cells belonging to one individual contain the same genetic material, but what determines the fate of ...

  • 9 Apr 2009
    The Polycentric Metropolis Unpacked. Concepts, Trends and Policy in the Randstad Holland

    Bart Lambregts’ dissertation deals with the polycentric metropolis and its supposed potential that continues to appeal to the imagination of planners, geographers and policymakers alike. Over the past decade, a surge ...