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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.

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.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.