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(Medical Xpress)—How does San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval swat a 95 mph fastball, or tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves? For ...
Neuroscience May 08, 2013 | 3.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A contact lens on the bathroom floor, an escaped hamster in the backyard, a car key in a bed of gravel: How are we able to focus so sharply to find that proverbial needle in a haystack? Scientists at the University ...
Neuroscience Apr 21, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Why some stress is good for you? Acute stress primes the brain to do better on memory tasks two weeks later
(Medical Xpress)—Overworked and stressed out? Look on the bright side. Some stress is good for you.
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, represents a major advance in the understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind aging while providing new hope for the development of targeted treatments ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (17) | 6 |
The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as we grow older has been elusive. But for the first time, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a link between these hallmark ...
Neuroscience Jan 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (8) | 4 |
A team of University of California, Berkeley, scientists in collaboration with researchers at the University of Munich and University of Washington in Seattle has discovered a chemical that temporarily restores some vision ...
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
One of the top suspects behind killer vascular diseases is the victim of mistaken identity, according to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who used genetic tracing to help hunt down ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 6 |
Opening the door to the development of thought-controlled prosthetic devices to help people with spinal cord injuries, amputations and other impairments, neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (17) | 7 |
Neuroscientists may one day be able to hear the imagined speech of a patient unable to speak due to stroke or paralysis, according to University of California, Berkeley, researchers.
Neuroscience Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 2 |
They say time heals all wounds, and new research from the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that time spent in dream sleep can help.
Medical research Nov 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 0 |
Two new studies led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers spotlight the human health effects of exposure to smoke from open fires and dirty cookstoves, the primary source of cooking and heating ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 2 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- What drives addicts to repeatedly choose drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, overeating, gambling or kleptomania, despite the risks involved?
Neuroscience Oct 30, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (10) | 11 |
Imagine tapping into the mind of a coma patient, or watching one's own dream on YouTube. With a cutting-edge blend of brain imaging and computer simulation, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Neuroscience Sep 22, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (35) | 8 |
The human eye long ago solved a problem common to both digital and film cameras: how to get good contrast in an image while also capturing faint detail.
Medical research May 03, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 1 |
A new study of itch adds to growing evidence that the chemical signals that make us want to scratch are the same signals that make us wince in pain.
Neuroscience May 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |