Dawn E. Barnes

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The sarcomere, the fundamental unit of muscle contraction, is a highly-ordered complex of hundreds of proteins. Despite decades of genetics work, the functional relationships and the roles of those sarcomeric proteins in animal behaviors remain unclear. In this paper, we demonstrate that optogenetic activation of the motor neurons that induce muscle(More)
I n the mid-1990s, a group of scientists led by Paul Gross and Norman Levitt made a grand fuss about attacks on science from the " academic left. " Most of these attacks originated in France and were linked to the philosophical question of how well human-constructed theories can map onto human-independent reality, an academic anxiety if ever there was one.(More)
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