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Ape And Human Infant Gestures Are Similar And Communicative
2013-06-08 09:06:31

In a study devoted to comparing the different types of gestures of infant apes and a human, psychologists analyzed video of the three to find remarkable similarities among the species.

Healthy Lifestyle Keeps Memory Sharper
2013-05-31 05:16:50

People who engage in healthy behaviors are less likely to complain about memory-related issues later on in life, experts from UCLA and the Gallup organization report in a new study.

Probiotics Found In Yogurt Affects Brain Function In Women
2013-05-29 09:49:22

The first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans has been found by a group of researchers. In a study, scientists found that women who consume probiotic-rich yogurt may have altered brain function.

Climate Change And Species Interaction
2013-05-23 05:23:02

While the weather can affect a person’s mood, life scientists at UCLA have offered new evidence that climate change could affect interaction between species.

Warming In China Four Times Greater Than Previously Thought
2013-05-15 15:31:28

According to new research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), average temperatures in central China are 10 to 14 degrees Fahrenheit hotter today than they were during the last ice age 20,000 years ago.

2013-05-01 10:36:33

A UCLA-led study of adolescents receiving treatment for methamphetamine dependence has found that girls are more likely to continue using the drug during treatment than boys.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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