Archive: 2/03/2011

Dude, you throw like a crybaby!

A UCLA–University of Glasgow study of baseball tosses has found that body language is more likely to be judged as masculine when it seems to convey anger and as feminine when is seems to convey sadness.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Problem proteins in Alzheimer's

(PhysOrg.com) -- In Alzheimer's disease, two proteins are known to accumulate and build up in the brain. One protein called amyloid β aggregates into large disruptive ‘plaques’, while tau protein forms tangled ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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The warped ways of cosmic light

Albert Einstein predicted them, modern giant telescopes detected them – and Klaus Dolag simulates them on a computer: gravitational lenses. The academic staff member at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Astronomy
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