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Speeding up comprehension with grasping actions

Hearing or seeing a word doesn't mean that it is immediately understood. The brain must first recognize the letters as such, put them together, and "look up" what the word means in its mental lexicon. In an experiment, cognitive ...

Dec 21, 2016
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Does decentralized nursing unit design work?

Modern hospital design—with all-private patient rooms, larger units and decentralized nursing stations – has raised concerns about nurses walking long distances and failing to maintain proximity to patients.

Jan 10, 2017
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Metabolic sensor causes granulomas to form

Granulomas are tissue nodules of immune cells that occur in diseases such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis and can damage many organs. For the first time, a team of researchers at the Center for Pathobiochemistry and Genetics ...

Jan 16, 2017
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