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The most common inherited form of mental retardation and autism, fragile X syndrome, turns some brain cells into chatterboxes, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The neuroscience of finding your lost keys: How the brain keeps track of similar but distinct memories
Ever find yourself racking your brain on a Monday morning to remember where you put your car keys? When you do find those keys, you can thank the hippocampus, a brain region responsible for storing and retrieving ...
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scopolamine is an anticholinergic drug with many uses. For example, it prevents nausea, vomiting, and motion sickness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Rice scientists simulate "robot" cells to study the development of microvascular systems in the brain. The goal is to find a way to direct the development of vessels that feed oxygen-starved cells in stroke ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Dr. Marie Kmita and her research team at the IRCM contributed to a multidisciplinary research project that identified the mechanism responsible for generating our fingers and toes, and revealed the importance of gene regulation ...
Genetics Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
If you think that you can judge by examining someone's facial expressions if he has just hit the jackpot in the lottery or lost everything in the stock market—think again. Researchers at the Hebrew University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Targeting prostate cancer screening based on a man's age and genes could potentially save thousands of men from unnecessary treatment and save the NHS millions of pounds. The research is presented at the NCRI ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
'Original antigenic sin' at the center of researchers' model addressing age-specific influenza immunity
(Medical Xpress)—Mathematicians are helping to build a better picture of how populations develop immunity to flu and which groups are most at risk of getting – and transmitting – infection each year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0