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Brain's clock influenced by senses

Humans use their senses to help keep track of short intervals of time according to new research, which suggests that our perception of time is not maintained by an internal body clock alone.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Fighter pilots' brains are 'more sensitive'

( -- Cognitive tests and MRI scans have shown significant differences in the brains of fighter pilots when compared to a control group, according to a new study led by scientists from UCL.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Energy revolution key to complex life

The evolution of complex life is strictly dependent on mitochondria, the tiny power stations found in all complex cells, according to a new study by Dr Nick Lane, from UCL (University College London), and Dr William Martin, ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Big brains attributed to mother's care

The evolution of big-brained mammals may be due to maternal investment, rather than metabolism, according to a new study by scientists at UCL (University College London) and the University of Cambridge.

dateSep 07, 2010 in Evolution
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