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Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands Satellite tagging maps the secret migration of white sharks 2013 wintertime Arctic sea ice maximum fifth lowest on record Chimps: Ability to ‘think about thinking’ not limited to humans ‘A better path’ toward projecting, planning for rising seas on …

How cells in the nose detect odors: Braking mechanism in olfactory neurons helps generate amazing diversity of sensors

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

How cells in the nose detect odors: Braking mechanism in olfactory neurons helps generate amazing diversity of sensors Posted: 14 Nov 2012 02:29 PM PST A team of scientists has studied the olfactory receptor for detecting carbon dioxide in Drosophila, and identified a large multi-protein complex in olfactory neurons, called …