We may not have flying cars today — even if we do have hoverboards — but some of the work currently being done in the life sciences at NYU Abu Dhabi sounds like it’s straight out of the future, such as insects that can tell time.
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Different groups of neurons program biological clocks to orchestrate our behaviors by sending messages in a unidirectional manner downstream, a group of biologist found.
A team of scientists has linked changes in the structure of a handful of central brain neurons to understanding how animals adjust to changing seasons.
The fifth annual Conference on Genomics and Systems Biology at NYU Abu Dhabi brought together scientists working at the forefront of this rapidly progressing field and featured over 30 talks by researchers from NYU New York, NYUAD, and many other universities.