Archive: 03/11/2009

Texas-sized tract of single-celled clones

A Rice University study of microbes from a Houston-area cow pasture has confirmed once again that everything is bigger in Texas, even the single-celled stuff. The tests revealed the first-ever report of a ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Ecology
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EBay's PayPal envisions doubling in size by 2011

(AP) -- EBay Inc.'s name may conjure images of online auctions, but the company is hoping to turn attention to its second-largest business - PayPal - which it expects to blossom significantly in the next few years.

dateMar 11, 2009 in Internet
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One in seven US teens is vitamin D deficient

One in seven American adolescents is vitamin D deficient, according to a new study by researchers in the Department of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. The findings are published in the March issue of the journal ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Health
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Neuroscientists map intelligence in the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted the most comprehensive brain mapping to date of the cognitive abilities measured by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Reward elicits unconscious learning in humans

A new study challenges the prevailing assumption that you must pay attention to something in order to learn it. The research, published by Cell Press in the March 12th issue of the journal Neuron, demonstrates that stimul ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Neuroscience
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