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Results: 181 - 186 of 186
  • 14 May 2012
    Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012 finalists

    Last week, a jury chaired by Prof. (Louise) Fresco came together to determine the finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012. A record number of innovative and applicable ideas were sent in this ...

  • 26 Mar 2012
    SILS researchers set a world record with a new super bright turquoise fluorescent protein

    Using structure-guided molecular evolution, researches in the chair group of Molecular Cytology ( J. Goedhart, L. Joosen, M.A. Hink, L. van Weeren & prof. T.W.J. Gadella Jr.) have created a fully ...

  • 14 Mar 2012
    A new pathway for Cannabis to activate the brain

    Functional CB2-receptors can also be found in the brain. This is the striking conclusion of the paper Excitability of prefrontal cortical pyramidal neurons is modulated by activation of intracellular type-2 ...

  • 1 Mar 2012
    NWO-middelgroot grantproject

    SILS researcher Dr. Timo Breit (MAD-IBU) received a NWO-middelgroot grantproject of 400 k€.

  • 9 Feb 2012
    Sleep deprivations alters brain structure

    Chronic sleep restriction causes a decrease in hippocampal volume in adolescent rats, which is not explained by changes in glucocorticoid levels or neurogenesis.

  • 6 Feb 2012
    Use of antidepressants during pregnancy causes structural changes in the brain of the unborn child

    The use of certain antidepressants by pregnant women influences the development of the brain of their foetus, according to researchers of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The results of their research was published ...