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 ...

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 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Kawaii' power sharpens worker focus, says Japanese study

(Medical Xpress)—Office workers who wonder why there are so many new framed pictures of piglets, calves, and puppies in the employee lunch room may learn their boss has read about research coming from Japan. Hiroshima University ...

Medical research

Modeling sepsis in newborns

Sepsis, or bacterial infection of the bloodstream, is a grave, hard-to-diagnose threat in premature newborns in the NICU. Even when it's detected and treated with antibiotics, its inflammatory effects can harm fragile babies' ...

Neuroscience

Sound localization at cocktail parties is easier for men

Differences in male and female behaviour are often subject to study. Women are known to be more verbally fluent, have better manual dexterity and are better at noticing things (like a new haircut). Men on the other hand often ...

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