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X-Ray Vision For Lab Rats
2013-02-13 08:59:42

Despite their seemingly endless capabilities, even our retinas have their limits. That is, until today, with the release of a new study by researchers led by Duke University neurobiologist Miguel Nicolelis.

2013-01-23 23:02:51

Brains of older people may well have abilities that younger folks have not yet developed.

2013-01-15 10:52:58

It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma.

2012-11-14 15:05:47

New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.

2012-10-09 12:22:16

Robotherapist 3D, a robot which aids stroke patients' recovery, is to be brought to market by its worldwide patent holder, a spin-off company from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Alicante, Spain).

2012-10-09 10:36:04

By the time our children reach kindergarten their learning and developmental patterns are already taking shape, as is a trajectory for their future health.

2012-09-02 23:00:04

The University of Texas researchers in the United States have found significant evidence that frequent training is the key to memory improvement, says eReflect, the developer of Ultimate Memory

2012-08-20 22:19:47

Amputation disrupts not only the peripheral nervous system but also central structures of the brain.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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