音乐细胞

Musical Performance Activates Specific Genes

Hey, do you know how to get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, man!

You might also want to switch on your alpha-synuclein gene, and throw in a dual-specificity phosphatase or two. Because a new study finds that these and other genes are activated when professional musicians strut their stuff. The findings are in the journal Nature Scientific Reports.

Mastering an instrument is no easy feat. It requires timing, coordination, emotional interpretation and an ability to integrate information that comes in through the ears, the eyes and the fingers. But what gives rise to musical ability, biologically speaking?

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百年陈酿,窖藏典范

Shipwreck Champagne Reveals Old Wine Secrets

What's better than old wine in new bottles? For scientists, old wine in old bottles, preserved 150 feet down at the bottom of the sea. In 2010 divers were exploring a shipwreck in the Baltic when they discovered 168 bottles of what appeared to be wine. A quick swig from one of the long submerged bottles revealed that the liquid within was actually champagne.

The labels were long gone, but the brandings on the corks revealed the producers to be storied champagne houses, including Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin. The brandings, along with the age of the boat and other items on board helped researchers determine that the champagne was about 170 years old.

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美国信使号英勇就义

BBC News

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  4. 奥地利拒绝美国引渡要求
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  6. 巴格达车辆连环爆炸,致十七人死亡
  7. 智利休眠火山喷发
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微软玩大了

思考 :

  1. 微软陷入了什么怪圈
  2. Android 应用经过技术转化后生成的 Windows 应用是否收费
  3. 微软新推出的 Windows 10 浏览器叫什么
  4. 文中标红斜体字的意思

微软执行副总裁、操作系统业务掌门在开发者会议上表示,开发者将可以把 Android 及 iOS 应用移植到 Windows 手机上,进而吸引用户购买。

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