Archive: 10/1/2008

Advergames: Theme of Game is Secret to Success

(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s all fun and games when it comes to the current trend in online advertising. Advergames, online video games used to advertise a product or brand, increasingly are being used by advertisers to attract ...

Oct 01, 2008
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New piece in reading ability 'jigsaw'

(PhysOrg.com) -- A gene thought to be associated with dyslexia is also connected with reading ability in the general population, according to Oxford University research.

Oct 01, 2008
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When a light goes on during thought processes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Thought processes made visible: An international team of scientists headed by Mazahir Hasan of the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg has succeeded in optically detecting ...

Oct 01, 2008
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Raised risk of prostate cancer in Black men

(PhysOrg.com) -- Black men living in England are three times more likely to get prostate cancer than White men and tend to be diagnosed five years younger, researchers have found.

Oct 01, 2008
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War from the ground up

The connection between geology and the history of the Civil War has fascinated Robert Whisonant since his undergraduate days, and now Whisonant has teamed up with geomorphologist Judy Ehlen, both of Radford University, to ...

Oct 01, 2008
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