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2012-01-27 10:25:50

In 2011 — to the consternation of women everywhere — a systematic review of randomized clinical trials showed that routine mammography was of little value to younger women at average or low risk of breast cancer.

2012-01-06 06:11:09

Many people consider their dogs as a member of their family; often times treating their furry friends like one of their own kids.

2011-12-11 06:09:46

New research published Dec. 9 in the journal Science suggests it may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, reduce mental stress or hit a curve ball with little or no conscious effort. It's the kind of thing seen in Hollywood's "Matrix" franchise.

2011-11-10 18:42:42

Vision is amazing because it seems so mundane.

2011-09-07 16:00:00

Summer is over and children are heading back to school, with important eye exams needing to take place for kids.

2011-08-17 00:00:31

The Value Eyecare Network Warns Parents of Overlooking Poor Eyesight Ronkonkoma, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Dr. Marc Weinstein of Value Eyecare Network and 39DollarGlasses.com, has seen it too many times before; students performing poorly in school due to their eyesight.

2011-08-12 12:31:55

Although our eyes record the word as millions of pixels, “the visual system is fantastic at giving us a world that looks like objects, not pixels,” says Northwestern University psychologist Steven L. Franconeri.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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