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Thursday, 23 October 2014
Scientists try to untangle the relationship between a temporary effect and a permanent condition. Sanfra Anastine had surgery at age 42 and couldn’t speak for about 12 hours afterward. The next time...
Thursday, 23 October 2014
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Prostate offers compelling evidence that inflammation may be the link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer....
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Exposure to moderate amounts of sunshine may slow the development of obesity and diabetes, a study suggests. Scientists who looked at the effect of sunlight on mice say further research will be...
Thursday, 23 October 2014
A hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting the brain and triggering previously unknown activity in the nervous system, UT Southwestern Medical Center...
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Biggest census ever of exocomets around Beta Pictoris. The HARPS instrument at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the most complete census of comets around another star ever...
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Researchers discover fragments of Neandertal DNA in the genome of a 45,000-year-old modern human from Siberia. A research team led by Svante Pääbo of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary...

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For the first time, a team of interdisciplinary researchers have made recordings of neurons associated with visual perception inside the poppy seed-sized brain of a jumping spider (Phidippus audax)....