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What Babies See

What Babies See HMS study suggests blueprint for adult visual system is present at birth By Christen Brownlee For decades, researchers have known that the primate brain is organized into “maps” for each of the different senses: one of the ...

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Resistance Fighters

Pulmonary medicine physician Maha Farhat and mathematician and evolutionary biologist Michael Baym join forces in the Department of Biomedical Informatics to stem the rising tide of drug resistance. Image: HMS. Rick Groleau   Resistance Fighters At the improbable intersection of ...

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Pain Points

  Pain Points Neurobiologist Clifford Woolf discusses the importance of pain and the surprising twists of his latest research By Ekaterina Pesheva Pain—feared, misunderstood and even poeticized in works of art and literature—has long captivated the scientific imagination of Clifford ...

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Biosensors Light Up Cellular Signaling Processes

  Biosensors Light Up Cellular Signaling Processes The Ai lab develops novel molecular imaging tools to peer inside cells and understand their communications and signaling processes. By Sarah Nightingale Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have converted a naturally ...

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Study seeks to improve emergency event management

  Study seeks to improve emergency event management by Jessica Pasley Anesthesiology has a long history of scrutinizing its practice and developing strategies for improvement. In a recent prospective, observational study, 263 board-certified anesthesiologists from across the United States volunteered ...

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