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Our Brains Act As Information DJs
2013-07-06 05:34:27

Long before the advent of the internet, scientists were trying to understand how ideas spread. Today, the questions include "what messages will go viral on social media?" and "can this be predicted?"

Snowfall In The California Mountains Expected To Decline
2013-06-15 05:53:38

A new study from UCLA reveals snowfall in the Los Angeles-area mountains will be 30 to 40 percent lower by mid-century than it was at the end of the 20th century.

2013-06-11 20:57:05

Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the tumor microenvironment.

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.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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