Archive: 05/30/2008

Researchers clear up Alzheimer's plaques in mice

Blocking a common immune system response cleared up plaques associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and enabled treated mice to recover some lost memory, Yale University researchers report Friday in the journal Nature Medicine. ...

May 30, 2008
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All bets are off: Office pools lead to unhappiness

Office pools for the NCAA basketball tournament or Oscar contests are fun, right? Not according to the Journal of Consumer Research. A recent study suggests that betting on the outcome actually reduces people's enjoyment of the ...

May 30, 2008
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How about dessert?

People with highly developed emotional sensibilities are better at making product choices, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

May 30, 2008
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Bikini-clad women make men impatient

Images of sexy women tend to whet men's sexual appetite. But stimulating new research in the Journal of Consumer Research says there's more than meets the eye. A recent study shows that men who watched sexy videos or handled ...

May 30, 2008
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Golf prolongs life

Golf can be a good investment for the health, according to a new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. The death rate for golfers is 40 per cent lower than for other people of the same sex, age ...

May 30, 2008
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Evidence of a Bose glass state?

"In nano-sized systems many physical properties are greatly altered from those of macroscopic-sized systems. Therefore, study of nano-sized systems, in general, is very important in developing fundamental physics," Keiya ...

May 30, 2008 feature
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