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2010-06-04 07:00:00

Researchers at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine have found a way to pharmacologically induce a memory of safety in the brain of rats.

2010-06-03 17:15:40

Finding suggests possibilities for future treatment of anxiety disorders.

2010-05-26 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer break.

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2010-04-15 07:30:00

A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.

2010-03-26 06:47:18

UCSF scientists report that they were able to prompt a new period of “plasticity,” or capacity for change, in the neural circuitry of the visual cortex of juvenile mice.

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2010-03-15 12:45:00

TAU researcher uses magic tricks to treat children with locomotor disabilities.

2010-03-10 12:50:02

Scientists have gained new insight into why a relatively short-term hearing deprivation during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits, long after hearing is restored to normal.

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2010-03-08 08:41:49

Doctors treat millions of children with Ritalin every year to improve their ability to focus on tasks, but scientists now report that Ritalin also directly enhances the speed of learning.

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2010-02-26 08:00:00

Virtual reality game technology using Wiiâ„¢ may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function.

2010-02-22 15:57:19

TAU finds new synthetic supplement improves memory and staves off age-related memory loss


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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