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Future Cure For Depression May Be Found In South African Daffodils
2012-06-25 10:25:44

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have previously documented that substances from the South African plant species Crinum and Cyrtanthus – akin to snowdrops and daffodils – have an effect on the mechanisms in the brain that are involved in depression.

2012-06-01 09:01:32

The new 10-20-30 training concept can improve both a person's running performance and health, despite a significant reduction in the total amount of training.

2012-05-29 08:16:08

Scientists know that Vitamin D deficiency is not healthy.

2012-05-18 02:23:59

Defects in the gene that encodes the XIAP protein result in a serious immune malfunction.

2012-05-09 14:34:48

Danish teenagers are not looking for answers to life's big questions in established religious institutions.

2012-05-02 11:38:24

A true obesity epidemic is gradually advancing throughout the developed world.

2012-04-30 14:57:53

India's image has changed dramatically in the last decade from an aid recipient nation to a global power.

2012-04-26 12:07:31

Scientists from The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at the University of Copenhagen and Hagedorn Research Institute have gained new insight into the signaling paths that control the body’s insulin production.

2012-04-24 23:19:51

Together with child and adolescent psychiatrists, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have just completed an extensive report which reviews the studies which have been done so far on the significance of diet for children and young people with ADHD.

Leeches To Track Mammal DNA In Jungles
2012-04-24 06:10:55

Researchers have discovered a way to track mammals in the jungles of Southeast Asia. Scientists collected leeches from the jungles to analyze the blood and DNA of animals taken by the parasites.


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'.