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2008-12-22 14:30:00

An electronic sex chip that can be implanted in the brain to simulate pleasure is being developed in Britain, researchers report. The chip works by emitting tiny shocks from the implanted electrodes, a technology used in the United States to treat Parkinson's disease, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Research conducted by Morten Kringelbach, senior fellow with Oxford University's Psychiatry Department, found the orbitofrontal cortex -- the area associated with feelings of pleasure...

2006-02-25 09:07:19

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of rival protesters marched through Oxford on Saturday to demonstrate for and against the building of a controversial animal research center at the city's university.

2006-02-24 11:00:23

By Kate Holton and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Two eminent Oxford scientists took a publicly defiant stand against Britain's often violent animal rights extremists on Friday, saying the intimidation which stops vital medical research had to end.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.