Archive: 08/15/2007

Brains learn better at night

If you think that the idea of a morning person or an evening person is nonsense, then postgraduate student Martin Sale and his colleagues from the University of Adelaide have news for you.

dateAug 15, 2007 in Medical research
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Ocean 'supergyre' link to climate regulator

Australian scientists have identified the missing deep ocean pathway – or ‘supergyre’ – linking the three Southern Hemisphere ocean basins in research that will help them explain more accurately how ...

dateAug 15, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Females avoid incest by causing male relatives to leave home

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK and Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin, Germany, have found that female hyenas avoid inbreeding with their male relatives by giving them little ...

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HIV is a 'double hit' to the brain

New evidence reported in the August issue of Cell Stem Cell, a publication of Cell Press, offers a novel perspective on how the HIV/AIDS virus leads to learning and memory deficits, a condition known as HIV-associated dement ...

dateAug 15, 2007 in HIV & AIDS
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