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Pain Killers Could Be Tested On Humans
2012-11-09 05:22:07

In a paper published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, German researchers suggest that when it comes to testing pain killers, the best kind of guinea pig is none other than a human being.

Human Brain Can Only Process So Much Information At Once
2012-10-31 05:07:15

A news study reveals that when the brain fires up the network of neurons that allows a person to empathize, the network used for analysis is suppressed.

Spatial Perception Influenced By Fear
2012-10-29 05:41:33

n the results of a groundbreaking study recently published in the journal Current Biology, two psychologists have shown that a sense of fear and impending danger can actually alter our perception of space and distances when we are being approached by a threatening object.

ESP May Be Physical Instead Of Mental
2012-10-24 12:08:24

Do you ever feel like you just have a really good feeling about something happening? Well, according to a new study, you actually may be predicting the future.

2012-10-23 14:06:20

Wouldn't it be amazing if our bodies prepared us for future events that could be very important to us, even if there's no clue about what those events will be?

Dark Chocolate Lovers Can Take Bitter Better
2012-08-31 09:50:32

A group of Penn State food scientists found that people who like to consume dark chocolate can take on a variety of bitter flavors before rejection, more than fans of milk chocolate.

Visual Awareness Improved Through Rhythmic Oscillations In Brain
2012-08-29 15:40:58

Rhythmic oscillations in the brain provide heightened visual awareness that, when controlled, could help improve visual processing in critical environments such as air traffic control towers and nuclear power plants


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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