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Swimming With Hormones Ancient Urges That Drive The Social Decisions Of Fish Unraveled
2012-10-09 17:54:11

Researchers have discovered that a form of oxytocin—the hormone responsible for making humans fall in love—has a similar effect on fish, suggesting it is a key regulator of social behavior that has evolved and endured since ancient times.

2012-06-06 10:26:54

A simple blood test can help identify people who are at high risk of dying within the month after non-cardiac surgery.

2012-05-25 23:00:51

Mohawk College brings together Ontario college and university students to find solutions for healthcare technology issues. (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 With

New Drug Kills Cancer Cells Without Toxic Effects
2012-05-25 05:22:38

A group of researchers from McMaster University have found a new drug that can kill cancer stem cells in humans while avoiding the toxic side effects of other traditional cancer treatments.

2012-05-09 21:03:41

After completing the first study of its kind, researchers at McMaster University have discovered that very early musical training benefits children even before they can walk or talk.

2012-04-30 14:41:44

Urban beach closures due to coliform outbreaks have become disturbing signs of summer, yet water-testing technology has never been fast enough to keep up with changing conditions, nor accessible enough to check all waters.

Light Weights Good For Building Muscle, Getting Stronger
2012-04-30 08:40:21

Lifting less weight more times is just as effective at building muscle as training with heavy weights, a finding by McMaster researchers that turns conventional wisdom on its head.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'