Archive: 03/09/2010

The Mechanisms of Memory

(PhysOrg.com) -- USC College's Michel Baudry and graduate student Sohila Zadran brought forty years of research to a pinnacle with their breakthroughs in the science of learning and memory.

dateMar 09, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Brain Waves Aid Study of Language Impairment

(PhysOrg.com) -- By looking at how the brain responds to different aspects of grammar, specifically nouns and verbs, researchers at the UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders are hoping to provide a better understanding ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Study finds preterm infants not a priority

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent study published in Acta Paediatrica concludes that infants born before 24 weeks drop to the bottom of the priority list in intensive care units. Dr. Annie Janvier, a professor at the ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Health
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Behavior Changes Linked to March Madness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Millions of Americans, including President Obama, fill out their “brackets” when the NCAA Tournament field is announced each March, but does that really affect their work? It certainly ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Pioneering Deep-Sea Robot Lost at Sea

(PhysOrg.com) -- A pioneering deep-sea exploration robot -- one of the first successful submersible vehicles that was both unmanned and untethered to surface ships -- was lost at sea Friday, March 5, on a ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Feds to probe cause of runaway Prius in California

(AP) -- A Toyota Prius that sped out of control on a California freeway was towed to a dealership Tuesday while federal and company inspectors converged on the car to determine whether a stuck gas pedal was ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Business
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