Archive: 28/11/2006

Stormy days ahead for coral reefs

The increasing violence of storms under global climate change will have major effects on coral reefs – and has important implications for their future management.

dateNov 28, 2006 in Environment
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A stunning new look at deja vu

A blind man suffering déjà vu. It sounds like a contradiction in terms – but the first case study of its kind has turned the whole theory of déjà vu on its head.

dateNov 28, 2006 in Other
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Smoking changes brain chemistry

Chronic smoking affects nerve cells and alters the chemical makeup of the brain, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

dateNov 28, 2006 in Health
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New breast CT scanner rivals mammography

At the Radiological Society of North America meeting in Chicago on November 27, researchers will unveil a new imaging system developed at the University of Rochester that showed in a pilot study it could capture images equal ...

dateNov 28, 2006 in Other
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MRI shows brains respond better to name brands

Your brain may be determining what car you buy before you've even taken a test drive. A new study gauging the brain's response to product branding has found that strong brands elicit strong activity in our brains. The findings ...

dateNov 28, 2006 in Medical research
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