Archive: 12/4/2007

World's most powerful MRI ready to scan human brain

The world's most powerful medical magnetic resonance imaging machine, the 9.4 Tesla at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has successfully completed safety trials and may soon offer physicians a real-time view of biological ...

dateDec 04, 2007 in Other
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Shuttle 'Go' for Dec. 6 Launch

Space shuttle Atlantis is set to begin its launch countdown for the STS-122 mission with a flurry of activities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to launch at 4:31 p.m. EST on ...

dateDec 04, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Smaller babies more prone to depression, anxiety later on

Turns out there might be some truth to the popular wisdom that plump babies are happy babies. A landmark public health study has found that people who had a low birth weight are more likely to experience depression and anxiety ...

dateDec 04, 2007 in Health
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Attractiveness Is Its Own Reward

Studies of the snap judgments we often make about people are shedding new light not only on social behavior, but also on drug abuse, gambling addiction, and other disorders in which our ability to make decisions is impaired, ...

dateDec 04, 2007 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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