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2010-10-19 15:41:45

The colorful Australian film "ËœStrictly Ballroom' has been used in a breakthrough scientific experiment to locate the color processing centre in the human brain. The unconventional method helped researchers at The Vision Centre to find regions of the brain that respond particularly strongly to color. Their work could in future help in the treatment of patients who have become color blind due to brain injuries or a stroke. "In non-human primates there's a proposed "Ëœcolor...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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