Archive: 03/04/2010

Brain scans could be marketing tool of the future

Using advanced tools to see the human brain at work, a new generation of marketing experts may be able to test a product's appeal while it is still being designed, according to a new analysis by two researchers at Duke University ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Emergency online communities

Online social networks could help with communications and recovery for people with disabilities following major natural disasters, or even terrorist attack, according to a research paper in the International Journal of Em ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Other
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Bacterial balance that keeps us healthy

The thousands of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that live in our gut are essential contributors to our good health. They break down toxins, manufacture some vitamins and essential amino acids, and form a barrier against ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Genetic cause discovered for rare bleeding disorder

For some Canadians, any cut such as from dental work or surgery can cause days or more of bleeding. Although they are not hemophiliacs, for some an ordinary bruise can balloon into the size of an orange. For others, knees, ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Genetics
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Osram LEDs for Mini Projectors

New, particularly high-performance light-emitting diodes (LEDs) from Osram make it possible to build mini projectors. These LEDs produce enough light to project images measuring over one meter in diagonal ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Engineering
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