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The eternal question of whether penis size matters to women has been probed by a team of international scientists who reported on Monday that yes, ladies do find larger men more attractive.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 08, 2013 | 3.6 / 5 (22) | 23
Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
Vertebrates are predisposed to act to gain rewards, and to lay low to avoid punishment. Try to teach chickens to back away from food in order to obtain it, and you'll fail, as researchers did in 1986. But ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have unraveled how our brain cells encode the pronunciation of individual vowels in speech. The discovery could lead to new technology that verbalizes the unspoken words of ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A painstaking effort to create a biocompatible patch to heal infant hearts is paying off at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 6 |
Be it triumph or crushing defeat, exhilaration or agony, body language more accurately conveys intense emotions, according to recent research that challenges the predominance of facial expressions as an indicator of how a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Your brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar. That theory has been around for years, but University of Oregon neuroscientists have captured elusive hard evidence that people indeed detect ...
Neuroscience May 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Autism is a disorder well known for its complex changes in behavior—including repeating actions over and over and having difficulty with social interactions and language. Current approaches to understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists report the first successful blocking of tumor development in a genetic mouse model of an incurable human cancer.
Cancer Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a painless clinical procedure performed on a patient with electrodes temporarily implanted in his brain, Stanford University doctors pinpointed two nerve clusters that are critical for face perception. The findings could ...
Neuroscience Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers report in the journal Developmental Cell that they have identified genes that control growth and regeneration of the intestine in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a new study, University at Buffalo scientists describe the role that a protein called TFIIB plays in helping cells repair DNA damage, a critical function for preventing the growth of tumors.
Medical research Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cracking the DNA code for a complex region of the human genome has helped 14 North American scientists, including five at Simon Fraser University, chart new territory in immunity research.
Genetics Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Weight-bearing exercise, often prescribed to combat bone loss, might have anti-cancer effects. Cornell biomedical researchers report that mechanical stimulation of cancerous bone, in making ...
Cancer May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The simultaneous inhibition of two separate and seemingly unrelated pathways could potentially provide an effective treatment for women with triple-negative breast cancer, according to results of two studies published in ...
Cancer Nov 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0