Archive: 03/25/2008

Fly Flight Simulators Reveal Secrets of Decision Making

Even flies like video games--and it's not just child's play, say scientists at the California Institute of Technology. With the help of a unique bug-sized flight simulator, Caltech researchers are deciphering the secrets ...

Mar 25, 2008
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Fruit fly phlebotomy holds neuroscience promise

Drawing blood from a fruit fly may only be slightly easier than getting it from a proverbial stone or turnip, but success could provide substantial benefits for neuroscientists.

Mar 25, 2008
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Corruption is Expensive, But Who Pays the Bills?

One often must look no further than today’s headlines to find examples of personal failure, corporate financial woes and political corruption. But how does political integrity affect the bottom line? A University of Missouri ...

Mar 25, 2008
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Treating SSRI-resistant depression

When your antidepressant medication does not work, should you switch to a different medication from the same class or should you try an antidepressant medication that has a different mechanism of action" This is the question ...

Mar 25, 2008
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Heart failure treated 'in the brain'

Beta-blockers heal the heart via the brain when administered during heart failure, according to a new study by UCL (University College London). Up to now, it was thought that beta-blockers work directly on the heart, but ...

Mar 25, 2008
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