Archive: 08/23/2010

Brain to behaviour

How do you know where your keys are? Why do we develop habits and what influences our judgement? Throughout the Cardiff University, psychologists, behavioural geneticists and neurologists are working together to understand ...

Aug 23, 2010
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Educational pioneer BioEYES goes Down Under

The innovative, educational, outreach program BioEYES has now been adopted by the University of Melbourne and the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute. The down-under partnership program debuts this August. BioEYES ...

Aug 23, 2010
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HIV virus hides in the brain

Studies of the spinal fluid of patients given anti-HIV drugs have resulted in new findings suggesting that the brain can act as a hiding place for the HIV virus. Around 10% of patients showed traces of the virus in their ...

Aug 23, 2010
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China's nine-day traffic jam stretches 100km

Thousands of vehicles were bogged down Monday in a more than 100-kilometre (62-mile) traffic jam leading to Beijing that has lasted nine days and highlights China's growing road congestion woes.

Aug 23, 2010
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Peregrine's 'Soliton' observed at last

(PhysOrg.com) -- An old mathematical solution proposed as a prototype of the infamous ocean rogue waves responsible for many maritime catastrophes has been observed in a continuous physical system for the ...

Aug 23, 2010
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'Hot Jupiter' planets unlikely to have moons

(PhysOrg.com) -- Planets of the major type so far found outside our solar system are unlikely to have moons, according to new research reported in the August 20 issue of The Astrophysical Journal Letters.

Aug 23, 2010 report
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