Archive: 02/4/2008

Why serotonin can cause depression and anxiety

Mood disorders could be caused by a loss of our inherent, reflexive avoidance of aversive events, according to a study published in PLoS Computational Biology. Researchers from UCL in London and Columbia University in New ...

dateFeb 04, 2008 in
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Irregular exercise pattern may add pounds

The consequences of quitting exercise may be greater than previously thought, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that determined that the weight gained during ...

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Health
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Gas 'finger' points to galaxies' future

Like a fork piercing a fried egg, a giant finger of hydrogen gas is poking through our Milky Way Galaxy from outside, astronomers using CSIRO radio telescopes at Parkes and Narrabri have found.

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Astronomy
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'Smart' holograms help patients help themselves

Patients with diabetes, cardiac problems, kidney disorders or high blood pressure could benefit from the development of new hologram technology. The new "smart" holograms, which can detect changes in, for example, blood-glucose ...

dateFeb 04, 2008 in General Physics
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How is that whale listening?

Researchers from San Diego State University and the University of California have been using computer models to mimic the effects of underwater noise on an unusual whale species and have discovered a new pathway for sound ...

dateFeb 04, 2008 in General Physics
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