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Monkey Sense Without Seeing
2013-11-20 08:05:54

The human ability to locate and avoid objects in their peripheral field of vision with little more than a sideways glace could also be present in monkeys.

ADHD Drug Ritalin Shown To Control Impulsiveness In Rhesus Monkeys
2013-11-14 07:30:27

Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research.

Potential Link Between Fungus And Parkinson’s Disease Discovered
2013-11-12 07:11:49

An organic compound that is often emitted by fungi has been found to cause symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in fruit flies, and could be linked to the neurodegenerative condition in humans, according to a new study.

Human Addictions May Be Solved Via Innovative Rat Gambling Study
2013-10-30 11:03:40

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified brain processes that may be linked to compulsive gambling and they did so by creating an interesting and inventive study tool: a rat casino.

good food dopamine lowering blood pressure
2013-10-16 09:42:56

Good food triggers dopamine release in the brain. This leads to a feeling of happiness that researchers say can lower blood pressure.

2013-09-23 10:29:59

What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?

Scientists Demonstrate Ability to Erase Memories
2013-09-10 17:21:45

While the selective deletion of memories may sound like science fiction, neuroscientists from The Scripps Research Institute have demonstrated just that in mice in rats.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.