Dentistry

Earliest evidence of dental cavity manipulation found

A large team of researchers with members from institutions in Italy, Germany and Australia has found what they claim is the earliest example of dental cavity manipulation. In their paper published in the journal Scientific ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologist discovers intricacies about lying

What happens when you tell a lie? Set aside your ethical concerns for a moment—after all, lying is a habit we practice with astonishing dexterity and frequency, whether we realize it or not. What goes on in your brain when ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher finds exercise may be intervention for Down syndrome

(Medical Xpress)—Marcus Santellan's aunt says he's more talkative at home, using longer sentences, now that he's in an exercise program at Arizona State University. The young man with Down syndrome (DS) is helping ASU researchers ...

Medical research

Research offers Pa. woman new arm, 14 years after amputation

Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind.

Autism spectrum disorders

Impact of autism may be different in men and women

Men and women with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) may show subtle but significant differences in the cognitive functions impacted by the condition, according to new research published Oct 17 by Meng-Chuan Lai and colleagues ...

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