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Scientists Look At Genetic Cause Of Left-Right Handedness
2013-09-13 16:44:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online For the ten percent of us who are left-handed, don’t feel bad about being an outsider because like Lady Gaga – you were born that way. According to a new study in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS Genetics, handedness is determined at the embryonic stage in the womb. Study researchers said they were able to identify a network of genes that have a hand in establishing left-right asymmetry. “The genes are involved in the...

2013-09-12 13:04:01

Higher measures of aerobic fitness linked to better recall of learned information Physical fitness can boost learning and memory in children, particularly when initial learning on a task is more challenging, according to research published September 11 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Lauren Raine and colleagues from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Forty-eight children aged nine to ten were asked to memorize names and locations on a fictitious map, either only by...

2013-09-10 23:27:16

Dreams Book expands its Advisory Board with the addition of Daniel Oldis, a veteran technologist and author of the “Lucid Dream Manifesto”. The technology-savvy innovator and dream pioneer brings years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to the premier online dream organization. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Dreams Book Inc. (DBI) announced today that Daniel Oldis will join its team as an Advisor for Social Dreaming. In this role, Mr. Oldis will bring his extensive...

2013-09-05 11:37:42

University of Utah engineers show brain depends on vision to hear University of Utah bioengineers discovered our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you see can override what you hear. These findings suggest artificial hearing devices and speech-recognition software could benefit from a camera, not just a microphone. "For the first time, we were able to link the auditory signal in the brain to what a...

2013-09-04 23:26:19

The 5 Worst Problems Left-Handers Face at School: thelefthandstore.com polled its customers, Facebook friends, and staff. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 The 5 Worst Problems Left-Handers Face at School: thelefthandstore.com polled its customers, Facebook friends, and staff. Schools, like everything else in the world, are designed for right-handers. But problems in school design and practice are particularly serious, as they interfere with learning, all too often causing...

2013-09-01 23:03:10

Lucid Dreaming Made Easy designed by Benjamin Lime is a new program offering people many useful lucid dreaming tips that help them control dreams. A complete Lucid Dreaming Made Easy overview on the website Vinamy.com shows whether or not Lucid Dreaming Made Easy is affordable and useful. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Lucid Dreaming Made Easy created by Benjamin Lime is a revolutionary mental training course that helps people control their dreams by giving them useful knowledge,...

Spouse's Voice Easier To Hear, But Also Easier To Ignore
2013-08-29 12:55:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research indicates what women already knew about their husbands: their spouse's voice is both easier to hear, and easier to ignore. Scientists, publishing a study in the journal Psychological Science, wrote that even in a crowded room with plenty of competing voices, you will be able to pick out your wife or husband's voice above a stranger's. The team asked married couples between the ages 44 to 79 to record themselves reading...

Study Reveals Language Influences What We See
2013-08-27 09:16:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People naturally assume the sense of sight takes in the world as it is, simply passing on what the eyes collect from light reflected by the objects around us. The truth is more complicated, however, as the eyes do not work alone. Our vision is not only a function of incoming visual information, but how that information is interpreted in light of other visual experiences as well. A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and...

2013-08-02 23:19:13

From 12 AM 8/4/2013 till 11:59 PM 8/6/2013, Barbara Lavi’s inspirational self help book, The Wake Up and Dream Challenge, will be available as a complimentary download on Amazon.com. Dr. Lavi developed a creative 21st Century version of #BurmaShave Marketing campaigns using rhyming tweets and fun photos hoping to maximize social media exposure so that she can teach as many people as possible how to actualize their dreams while supporting 21 Dream Nonprofit Organizations from across the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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