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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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, new research shows. Doctoral researcher Joost Wegman at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands demonstrated that good navigators store relevant landmarks automatically along the way to their destination, while bad...

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. The two separate studies, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, mark a significant step in the understanding of genetic susceptibility to fungal diseases. The findings have implications for people...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.