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Brain

One of the two components of the central nervous system, the brain is the centre of thought and emotion. It is responsible for the coordination and control of bodily activities and the interpretation of information from the senses (sight, hearing, smell, etc.). That part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head.Part of the central nervous system involved in regulating and controlling body functions while interpreting information from the senses transmitted through the nervous system.


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why do dogs have bigger brain than cats

I think this blog is interesting. Maybe the dog's brain is bigger because it's more sociable. But like Darby said, it's just one side of the question.

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by Stacy223
Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:18 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: why do dogs have bigger brain than cats
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why do dogs have bigger brain than cats

DO dogs have proportionately bigger brains? Maybe... There are a couple of possible explanations, including the semi-literate one in your link. Sociality does seem to require some extra brain power. Another possibility may be linked to smaller ...

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by Darby
Sun Mar 22, 2015 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: why do dogs have bigger brain than cats
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Views: 150

RNA isolation from brain sections

I'm looking to isolate RNA from brain sections under two conditions. First are punches from fresh vibratome slices. I've been told that the time it takes to cut the sections and then punch them is too long for good RNA isolation. Is this ...

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by protoemics
Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:19 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RNA isolation from brain sections
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Views: 37

why do dogs have bigger brain than cats

About this question, I have searched some materials and found this blog interesting and might have explained the question. Do you think so? The link of the post is http://www.scienceplease.com/events/do-you-know-why-dogs-have-bigger-brian-cats

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by biomart
Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:04 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: why do dogs have bigger brain than cats
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Views: 150

gene knockout mice

Unfortunately astrocytes are not different in the different areas of the brain, so an inactivation of a gene only in striatal astrocytes with a pure genetic approach is not possible. You might combine genetics with viral infection. You might produce an AAV containing ...

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by animodel123
Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:46 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: gene knockout mice
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Views: 218
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