Silencing

Silencing is a visual illusion in which a set of objects that change in luminance, hue, size, or shape appears to stop changing when it moves. It was discovered by Jordan Suchow and George Alvarez of Harvard University, and described in a paper published in Current Biology. Silencing won the Neural Correlate Society`s `Best visual illusion of th.....
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Silencing

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silencing

(si´lәn-sing) the process of making or keeping something silent. gene silencing negative regulation of gene expression; it includes processes that inhibit transcription of genes, such as DNA methylation, and posttranscriptional processes, such as the degradation of messenger RNA.
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silencing

silence, silencing, silenced 1. The condition or quality of being or keeping still and silent. 2. The absence of sound; a period of time without speech or noise. 3. Refusal or failure to speak out. 4. The absence or omission of mention, comment, or expressed concern. 5. Concealment; secrecy. 6. To keep from expression, for example by threats o...
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