I am a PhD level pharmacologist and neurobiologist with a tad of physics envy (:-)... My blog is primarily about science, neurobiology, pharmacology and research, but I also talk about evolution, natural history, autism, etc. My current research interests are behavioral and biochemical pharmacology and I frequently talk in my blog about my experimental organism, planarians.
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Astrobiology: A very short introduction – D.C. Catling 2013 Oxford University Press David C. Caitling is a planetary scientist at the University of Washington at Seattle. He has an impressive record of publications in the area. You can see a more complete account of his work at: http://faculty.washington.edu/dcatling/index.html “Astrobiology: A very short introduction” is a […]
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‘‘Under carefully controlled experimental circumstances, an animal will behave as it damned well pleases.’’ -Harvard Law of Animal Behavior** Planarians are a rising star in pharmacology and neuroscience research. In fact, planarians were recently called “neuroscience darlings”. (:-D) In a previous post I published a short video demonstrating a kind of behavior that can be […]
Being the Sci Fi fan that I am, you will not be surprised to learn that this picture is titled: “Planarian caught in a wormhole! Ahhhhhhhhh!” (:-D) Filed under: Blogging
“Just as the colors of a rainbow merge imperceptibly one into another, the transition to life from nonlife is a seamless continuum” J.W. Schopf I teach a variety of classes at my university, General […]
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