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Plastic

A slang term for a credit card, especially when being used to make frivolous or luxurious purchases.
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This information would be crucial for furthering the knowledge of key regulators of cellular plasticity.
The team conducted a study on rats to examine whether the piriform cortex is capable of expressing synaptic plasticity and if the change lasts for more than four hours then it indicates that its a long-term memory.
DARPA is funding eight efforts at seven institutions in a coordinated research program that focuses initially on the fundamental science of brain plasticity and aims to conclude with human trials in healthy volunteers.
As a result, studies show that magnesium-L-threonate improves brain plasticity, leading to direct and significant improvements in memory, learning, and cognition.
Enhancing muscle growth and function from capitalising on the plasticity of skeletal muscle through early intervention certainly raises the prospect of improved outcomes.
For example, plasticity has been identified as a significant adaptive property of invasive species (Schweitzer & Larson 1999; Sexton et al.
On the one hand, this plasticity allows the organism to adapt to and function in complex environments; on the other hand, certain events or exposure to various substances can produce plasticity that has negative consequences for the organism (Ursano et al.
The relationship between calcium and plasticity is a complicated one.
The aim of this study is to evaluate changes and factors that influence viscosity and plasticity of illite clays.
Advances in engineering plasticity XI; select papers.
Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury by John Stiles, Judy S.
They looked at the connections, or synapses, which control cognitive function, and the way they change in strength and properties - known as synaptic plasticity.