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Metabolic compensation at low temperatures in salamanders

A researchers studied a population of fire salamanders in Switzerland to examine variations in body temperature, behavioral activity and resting heart rate as a function of the tempreature of their surroundings.

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Alessandro Catenazzi
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Retrospective study on structural neuroimaging in first-episode psychosis
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174 views · 34 downloads
Ricardo Coentre, Amilcar Silva-dos-Santos, Miguel Cotrim Talina
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Similarities between decapod and insect neuropeptidomes
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253 views · 48 downloads
Jan A. Veenstra
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ABC transporters P-gp and Bcrp do not limit the brain uptake of the novel antipsychotic and anticonvulsant drug cannabidiol in mice
Drugs and Devices Pharmacology
336 views · 41 downloads
Natalia Brzozowska, Kong M. Li, Xiao Suo Wang, Jessica Booth, Jordyn Stuart, Iain S. McGregor, Jonathon C. Arnold
26 May
Postcranial anatomy of Pissarrachampsa sera (Crocodyliformes, Baurusuchidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil: insights on lifestyle and phylogenetic significance
Evolutionary Studies Paleontology Zoology
1,023 views · 204 downloads
Pedro L. Godoy, Mario Bronzati, Estevan Eltink, Júlio C. de A. Marsola, Giovanne M. Cidade, Max C. Langer, Felipe C. Montefeltro
26 May
Stronger cortisol response to acute psychosocial stress is correlated with larger decrease in temporal sensitivity
Cognitive Disorders Neurology Psychiatry and Psychology
239 views · 22 downloads
Zhuxi Yao, Liang Zhang, Caihong Jiang, Kan Zhang, Jianhui Wu
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Proficient brain for optimal performance: the MAP model perspective
Neuroscience Kinesiology Psychiatry and Psychology
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