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The Brain Of Someone With OCD Is More Active When Faced With A Moral Dilemma
2012-11-08 14:44:18

Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder are characterized by persistent thoughts and repetitive behaviors. A new study reveals that sufferers worry considerably more than the general population in the face of morality problems.

City Birds Adjust To Their New Predators
2012-11-07 13:05:06

According to a new study, urban birds have changed their anti-predator behavior in new environments.

Ducks Flock To Ricefields In Extremadura
2012-10-30 15:22:50

Four new reservoirs linked to rice cultivation built in the middle basin of the Guadiana river in the middle of the 1990's have allowed various migratory dabbling duck species to significantly increase in number during the winter.

2011-04-27 14:48:07

A study by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) shows a lack of standardisation in the peer review systems whereby independent experts assess the content of scientific publications published in Spain.

2011-03-14 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Academic and Government Institutes Throughout Spain Gain Access to Abstracts and Citations Data Elsevier's SciVerse Scopus (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus/) database was selected by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), a public foundation that supports the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN), to assist academic and government institutes throughout Spain in the tracking and analyzing of...


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.