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field of vision
2014-04-23 03:00:58

A new study from North Carolina State University and the University of Toronto finds that people pay more attention to the upper half of their field of vision – a finding which could have ramifications for everything from traffic signs to software interface design.

2014-04-22 10:44:59

Researchers at the University of Toronto say a sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

2014-04-09 10:04:04

Even six-year-olds know who you sit beside matters, whether you're in first grade or at a high-powered dinner.

2014-03-26 16:01:18

The adult offspring of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are more likely to have arthritis.

2014-03-05 10:49:02

New research from the University of Toronto shows that a little training can go a long way in a desperate situation.

2014-02-27 18:23:49

Rather than your average bowl of Lucky Charms, these are three-dimensional cell cultures generated by an exciting new digital microfluidics platform, the results of which have been published in Nature Communications this week by researchers at the University of Toronto.

2014-02-20 08:32:57

Dr. Frank Sullivan named first Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine TORONTO, Feb.

2014-02-12 16:25:26

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the vast wealth generated in the last half century, in today's world inequality is worsening and poverty is becoming increasingly chronic.

2014-01-28 08:30:32

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation of Canada (ADDF-Canada) and The W.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.