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2012-11-30 11:53:28

A potential new therapeutic strategy for treating Fragile X syndrome is detailed in a new report appearing in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry, from researchers led by Dr. Lucia Ciranna at University of Catania in Italy.

Odor And The Brain: What The Nose Knows
2012-11-15 11:36:09

Specific patterns in the nasal passageway that determine which olfactory neurons are associated with which particular odors have remained a huge mystery for scientists.

Caffeine Increases Ability To Recognize Positive Words
2012-11-08 15:54:43

A new study shows that caffeine can increase a person’s ability and speed in recognizing words with a positive connotation.

The Evolution Of Vision
2012-10-30 04:46:51

A new study from the University of Bristol, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), sheds light on the origin of sight in animals, including humans.

2012-10-17 22:52:30

On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived.

2012-10-10 22:00:18

Researchers have published the first highly detailed description of how neurotensin, a neuropeptide hormone which modulates nerve cell activity in the brain, interacts with its receptor.

2012-09-19 16:18:31

A new study of the sense of smell lends support to a controversial theory of olfaction: Our noses can distinguish both the shape and the vibrational characteristics of odorant molecules.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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