Archive: 06/07/2011

Universal flu vaccine clinical trials show promise

A universal influenza vaccine targeting a protein common to all strains of influenza A has safely produced an immune response in humans. If proven effective, the vaccine could eliminate the practice of creating a new flu ...

Jun 07, 2011
popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

How early math lessons change children's brains

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have demonstrated that a single year of math lessons is associated with unexpectedly big changes in the brain’s approach ...

Jun 07, 2011
popularity 5 / 5 (10) | comments 4 | with audio podcast

Discounting the 'lefty' myth

(Medical Xpress) -- Left-handed people consistently perform worse than right-handed people in measures of cognitive ability, or IQ, with the ‘level of disability’ equivalent to being prematurely born.

Jun 07, 2011
popularity 3 / 5 (4) | comments 0 | with audio podcast