Archive: 06/05/2007

Study: We learn as we shop

Consumers might not know it, but a Canadian study finds the ability to learn from experience is of central importance when people buy products.

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Evolution of animal personalities studied

A team of Dutch, German and Swedish scientists studying the evolution of animal personality has found animals differ strikingly in character and temperament.

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Cancer drug enhances long-term memory

A drug used to treat cancer has been shown to enhance long-term memory and strengthen neural connections in the brain, according to a new study by UC Irvine scientists.

dateJun 05, 2007 in Medications
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Extra pay does not improve hospital performance

Paying hospitals extra money does not appear to significantly improve the way they treat heart attack patients or how well those patients do. But giving hospitals the information that they need to improve heart attack care ...

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Pieces of Catalyst Puzzle Explained

Catalysts speed up chemical reactions, as in your car’s catalytic converter, and they even double as clichés, as in “catalyst for change,” but how they work remains a mystery.

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