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Oops! How Our Brains Handle Loss Of Balance
2013-08-15 05:44:01

When you stumble and fall, your brain catches on very quickly, but it feels like your muscles aren’t doing anything to stop it – and it always occurs in front of a million people, or at least that one person you want to impress the most.

Doubts Still Exist On Whether Fish Feel Pain
2013-08-09 04:50:10

An international team of researchers have determined that fish do not feel pain the way humans do. The research team, consisting of seven specialists from the USA, Europe, Canada, and Australia, has performed a literature review of all the significant studies on the subject of fish pain in order to answer this question.

2013-08-08 09:52:48

Some optical illusions look like they're in motion even though the picture is static.

The Right Temperature Makes Tasty Treat For Fruit Flies
2013-08-08 06:23:32

Scientists call it the Goldilocks Principle. Animals can survive and breed only if the temperature is just right -- too hot and they will overheat, too cold and they will freeze.

Sex, Smell And Science
2013-08-02 08:43:15

Two studies have identified "the genetic differences that underpin the differences in smell sensitivity and perception in different individuals." And while some of these differences help determine our culinary preferences, others appear to play a role in how we choose our sexual partners.

2013-07-29 13:14:39

It happens to all of us at least once each winter in Montreal.

2013-07-23 23:26:56

The three new brain exercises help individuals train their ability to perceive and react to the size, distance and depth aspects of their daily environment and sport activities. New

2013-07-21 23:02:51

Their outdoor sensory equipment is used to create outdoor sensory environments that stimulate the senses and includes the Interactive Sound Post and Sound Post Programmer.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.