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seniors with hearling loss stay at home
2014-08-11 02:00:45

Vision and hearing problems reduce the active participation of older people in various events and activities. This was observed in two studies carried out by the Gerontology Research Center.

2014-05-27 15:01:28

An international research team led by Academy Professor Kari Rissanen of the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and Professor Rainer Herges of the University of Kiel (Germany) has managed to make a triple-Möbius annulene, the most twisted fully conjugated molecule to date.

2014-03-12 11:34:45

Multiple regions in the human genome are reported to be linked to musical aptitude.

2013-10-15 12:20:24

Villi are small epithelial protrusions that serve to increase the surface area of the gut for efficient nutrient absorption.

2013-08-13 11:58:58

A multidisciplinary group of researchers from Finland (University of Turku and University of Helsinki) and Sweden (University of Skövde) has now found evidence that hypnotic suggestion can modify processing of a targeted stimulus before it reaches consciousness.

2013-06-07 13:05:04

Uterine leiomyomata, or fibroids, are benign tumors that nevertheless affect the health of millions of women.

2013-01-16 22:22:30

Scientists at the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research have developed novel computational methods that have yielded essential knowledge of how hospital-acquired bacteria spread and develop.

2012-10-24 23:47:11

Help is on the way for people who suffer from vocal cord dysfunction.

2012-06-27 17:53:20

Scientists have identified a new mechanism of bacterial pathogenesis.

2012-04-04 20:28:09

Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an initial phase of delirious struggle before the full restoration of awareness and orientation to one's surroundings.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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