News tagged with subjects

Sex is in the brain, says new research

More than 40 percent of women ages 18-59 experience sexual dysfunction, with lack of sexual interest — hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD — being the most commonly reported complaint, according to medical researchers. ...

Mar 02, 2009
4.2 / 5 (6) 2

Science journal says Facebook experiment 'a concern'

The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of informed consent.

Jul 03, 2014
4.4 / 5 (7) 1

Computer programs improve fingerprint grading

Subjectivity is problematic when evaluating fingerprints, and quality is in the eye of the examiner. But three computer programs used together can give fingerprint grading unprecedented consistency and objectivity, ...

Jul 03, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Where unconscious memories form

A small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories, researchers at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain have found.

Dec 15, 2010
4.9 / 5 (8) 1 | with audio podcast