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2011-08-29 10:25:14

On Monday, the European Society of Cardiology Congress was informed of research suggesting that chocolate consumption might be associated with a one third reduction in the risk of developing heart disease.

2011-07-12 12:50:54

Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity to that seen in people with autism when looking at emotional facial expressions.

2011-07-04 12:45:56

Scientists have taken one step closer to the next generation of computers.

2011-06-29 18:02:19

Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.

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2011-06-24 07:37:59

The brilliant colors of birds have inspired poets and nature lovers, but researchers at Yale University and the University of Cambridge say these existing hues represent only a fraction of what birds are capable of seeing.

2011-06-23 15:24:24

Contrary to our human perception of bird coloration as extraordinarily diverse, a new study reports that bird plumages exhibit only a small fraction (less than a third) of the possible colors birds can observe.

2011-06-21 12:09:25

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified abnormal brain structures in the frontal lobe of cocaine users' brains which are linked to their compulsive cocaine-using behavior.

2011-06-15 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Pradeep K.

2011-05-23 14:53:35

New scientific evidence challenges a popular conception that behaviours such as repetitive hand-washing, characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), are carried out in response to disturbing obsessive fears.

2011-05-18 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GYLO (GetYa Learn On, LLC) and Cambridge University Press today announced a partnership to produce multiple medical books as interactive apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.