Archive: 9/02/2010

Brain Scans Track Hoop Fans' Happy Memories

( -- In a novel study that used historical tape of a thrilling overtime basketball game between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brain researchers at Duke have found that fans remember ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Questions remain on bariatric surgery for adolescents

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgery can effectively treat obesity in adolescents and seems to offer a better alternative than gastric bypass surgery, but further study is needed to determine whether it's better ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Other
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Extra large carbon

An exotic form of carbon has been found to have an extra large nucleus, dwarfing even the nuclei of much heavier elements like copper and zinc, in experiments performed in a particle accelerator in Japan. The discovery is ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in General Physics
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SFU creates portable extreme environment

( -- A Simon Fraser University lab's invention will make it easier for researchers to travel anywhere to study how extreme environments affect various populations, including the elderly, athletes and the sick.

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Medical research
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