2015 Grandparents University - Dr. Leslie Kuhn
How We Detect and Respond to the
World Around Us: Light, Adrenaline and
Smelling the Roses!
Our ability to stay safe and healthy and enjoy the world around us depends on our senses. Proteins embedded in the surfaces of our cells sense light, scents and even natural and pharmaceutical drugs like adrenaline and betablockers.
What do some of these molecules look like, and how do they work? You will have a chance to explore these fascinating molecules using interactive computer graphics.
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