Psychology & Psychiatry

Saw but forgot—drivers' memory lapses puts motorcyclists at risk

There are an estimated 90 fatalities a year in the UK caused by drivers pulling out into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. New research by psychologists at the University of Nottingham suggests this sort of crash may often ...

Health

Slower growth in working memory linked to teen driving crashes

Research into why adolescent drivers are involved in motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of injury and death among 16- to 19-year-olds in the United States, has often focused on driving experience and skills. But a new ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tapping the genome's social network to find cancer drivers

Any one tumor might harbor mutations in thousands of different genes. The challenge is to find the driver mutations—which fuel cancerous activity, and might be promising treatment targets—within the haystack of passengers ...

Neuroscience

Study finds that aging warps our perception of time

Much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of synch, older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such as driving, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thais who drove Chinese tourists among new virus cases

Two Thai drivers who came into contact with Chinese tourists were among six new cases of coronavirus reported Tuesday, bringing to 25 the number of infected in the kingdom.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China locked down 50 million people and has to keep them fed

Carrying permits demanding "fast passage," truck drivers rushed a 560-ton shipment of disinfectant from eastern China to Wuhan, the locked-down city of 11 million people at the center of a vast effort to contain a new viral ...

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