Archive: 06/10/2009

Sight for sore eyes (w/Video)

In a world-first breakthrough, University of New South Wales (UNSW) medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Genetics
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Log on to beat the Black Dog (w/Video)

In a discovery that could lead to new treatment approaches for depression, researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shown that internet-based therapy programs are as effective as face-to-face therapies ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Cancer: The cost of being smarter than chimps?

Are the cognitively superior brains of humans, in part, responsible for our higher rates of cancer? That's a question that has nagged at John McDonald, chair of Georgia Tech's School of Biology and chief research ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Cancer
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Manipulating the Brain Network Could Improve IQ

In an attempt to investigate why some brains are more intelligent than others, researchers have found that efficient wiring between different brain regions is associated with a higher IQ. This understanding ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Other weblog
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