Archive: 08/03/2006

Brain imaging identifies best memorization strategies

Exploring exactly why some individuals' memory skills are better than others has led researchers at Washington University in St. Louis to study the brain basis of learning strategies that healthy young adults ...

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Researchers find new learning strategy

Central to being human is the ability to adapt: We learn from our mistakes. Previous theories of learning have assumed that the size of learning naturally scales with the size of the mistake. But now biomedical ...

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Culling grey squirrels may be problematic

British conservationists say they've found culling grey squirrels isn't the best way to save Britain's threatened native red squirrel population.

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Breastfeeding after 9 months may be risky

A study by a Finland hospital has said babies fed exclusively on breast milk for more than nine months may have an increased risk of allergies.

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Links Between DNA Damage and Breast Cancer Studied

Researchers from the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have uncovered a pattern of DNA damage in connective tissues in the human breast that could shed ...

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