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Navigation Abilities Brain Structure
2013-11-26 09:12:28

People who instantly know their way around after having traveled to a particular destination at least once have structurally different brains than those who require a map or GPS to navigate from place to place.

2009-10-29 14:12:49

Two genetic mutations that may put individuals at increased risk of fungal infections have been identified by scientists from UCL and Radboud University, increasing understanding about the genetic basis of these infections and potentially aiding the development of new treatments.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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