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Physiology recently: Nov. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 19, 2015
Updated: Monday, December 14, 2015

Physiology recently: Nov. 18-Nov. 25

Knowledge in good taste

The taste cortex

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/your-brain-can-taste-without-your-tongue/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151119

Short, free story, links, audio file from Sci. Am.

Reroute the small intestine, cute the sugar craving

http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/abstract/S1550-4131(15)00525-2

Free abstract, images from Cell metab.

Nervous and sensory

Binocular vision and the lateral geniculate nucleus

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(15)01295-6?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982215012956%3Fshowall%3Dtrue

Free summary, images from Curr. biol.

The two faces of serotonin

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/yin-and-yang-serotonin-neurons-mood-regulation?et_cid=4961807&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from Drug discov. & develop.

Exercise, Alzheimer, and an enzyme (in mice)

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/11/animal-study-shows-how-exercise-may-energize-brain-cell-function?et_cid=4953869&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Physiological bits and bytes

Aerobic exercise for the pregnant? Yes and no.

http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Obstetric-Practice/Physical-Activity-and-Exercise-During-Pregnancy-and-the-Postpartum-Period

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from ACOG

Growth factor can induce insulin-producing cells

https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn28536-diabetic-pancreas-cells-made-to-produce-insulin-by-bone-protein/

Complete, free report, image, links from New Sci.

How hibernation is heart-protective in the ground squirrel

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/11/how-hibernation-protects-hearts?et_cid=4954594&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

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