Archive: 01/4/2011

Love: it's all the same to the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- There are no differences between heterosexuals and homosexuals or between women and men in terms of the brain systems regulating romantic love, according to new UCL research published in the ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Neuroscience
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In Brief: The cocktail party problem

People can identify a repeating sound in a noisy room, but only when the noise includes mixtures of distinct distracting sounds, according to a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

dateJan 04, 2011 in Medical research
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In Brief: Human evolution and big babies

Ancient human ancestors (hominids) may have birthed larger babies and developed intense and shared styles of infant care--characteristics that distinguish humans from the great apes -- prior to the evolution of the human ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Detecting esophageal cancer with light

A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus.

dateJan 04, 2011 in Cancer
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