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2011-07-14 13:02:21

Research conducted by Maria Ercsey-Ravasz and Zoltan Toroczkai of the University of Notre Dame's Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA), along with the Department of Physics and a group of neuroanatomists in France, has revealed previously unknown information about the primate brain.

2011-05-09 14:21:23

In the wild, mammals survive because they can see and evade predators lurking in the shadowy bushes.

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2010-10-27 13:55:00

Move over, touchpad screens: New research funded in part by the National Institutes of Health shows that it is possible to manipulate complex visual images on a computer screen using only the mind.

2010-10-19 16:49:41

An international collaboration led by academics at the University of Sheffield, has shed new light into Parkinson´s disease, which could help with the development of cures or treatments in the future.

2010-04-13 16:48:43

A new study, the first of its kind, combines two complementary analytical brain imaging techniques, to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of the neuroanatomy of the autistic brain.

2010-02-13 09:39:30

New insights on what causes Alzheimer’s disease could arise from a recent discovery made by bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego.

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2009-09-03 23:30:00

New study shows striking similarity in the evolution of brains, cities.

2009-08-27 07:40:27

For years, researchers have suggested teens who exhibit risky and destructive behaviors may be influenced by underdeveloped brains. New research suggests just the opposite.

2009-05-08 09:36:02

Countless times a day people judge their confidence in a choice they are about to make -- that they now can safely turn left at this intersection, that they aren't sure of their answer on a quiz, that their hot coffee has cooled enough to drink.

2009-04-03 10:42:42

As we look at the world around us, images flicker into our brains like so many disparate pixels on a computer screen that change every time our eyes move, which is several times a second. Yet we don't perceive the world as a constantly flashing computer display.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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