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(Medical Xpress) -- New research published today 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 ...
Neuroscience Dec 08, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (38) | 26 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Do you ever wonder about the stuff that makes up words? Why is a word a word, what goes into forming it, what's its history or why is it long or short? Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Suppose a baby's first word is "mommy" or "daddy"--words an infant usually says around his or her first birthday. Of course, the little cherub puts a gleam in her parents' eyes; she's finally ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 5 |
This spring, Nimbic Systems, based near Houston, Texas, received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the company's Air Barrier System, a unique medical device for reducing surgical-incision ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It's a chilling thought--losing the sense of sight because of severe injury or damage to the brain's visual cortex. But, is it possible to train a damaged or injured brain to "see" again after such a catastrophic ...
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When you're studying for an exam, is there something you can do while you sleep to retain the information better?
Neuroscience Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Novel technique for delivering multiple cancer treatments may solve hurdle for combinatorial drug therapies
Cancers are notorious for secreting chemicals that confuse the immune system and thwarting biological defenses.
Cancer Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—This year's mild winter and early spring were a bonanza for tick populations in the eastern United States. Reports of tick-borne disease rose fast.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine living a life in which you are completely aware of the world around you but you're prevented from engaging in it because you are completely paralyzed. Even speaking is impossible. For an estimated ...
Neuroscience Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
"I was cyberbullied at age 40 by someone that tried to beat me up in high school," says a person posting on a website that chronicles stories of people intimidated through digital communications.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Stressing out about a boyfriend or girlfriend or history test is part of a typical day for a teenager. But what is making these insignificant events seem like the end of the world?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 21, 2011 | 2 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Novel device with rock 'n' roll roots may protect listeners from dangers of personal listening devices, hearing aids
Engineers investigating "listener fatigue"-- the discomfort and pain some people experience while using in-ear headphones, hearing aids, and other devices that seal the ear canal from external sound -- have ...
Medical research May 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
From records to boom boxes to CDs and iPods, music has long been part of the lifeblood of being a teenager. Learning math and science in class is not always such a priority.
Other May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Kris Appel was a federal employee for 17 years, working for the National Security Agency, when she realized she wanted to join the ranks of America's entrepreneurs.
Neuroscience Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1