Monday 22 December, 2014

Birds can sense approaching storms way ahead

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Birds have the ability to sense the arrival of severe storms well in advance to ensure they are safe, a US study has suggested. Continue reading “Birds can sense approaching More...

Pre-Jurasic era fossil of marine reptile found

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A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales. Continue reading “Pre-Jurasic era fossil of marine reptile found” More...

Lost memories can be restored: Scientists

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In a new ray of hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have found that Continue reading “Lost memories can be restored: Scientists” More...

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Smoking linked to loss of Y chromosome in men

In a new study, published in Science, researchers at Uppsala University demonstrate an association between smoking and loss Continue reading “Smoking linked to loss of Y More...

diabetes ‘Technophobia’ stops elderly from managing diabetes

Despite owning a smartphone or computer with daily internet access, only a small number of older...

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Credit: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Maister et al. Virtual body swapping could abolish race biases

With the help of a technique called virtual body swapping, researches have helped people change their...

Image Credit: Qualitative Inquiry Language of emotion is vague

A researcher from the University of California – Santa Barbara has found that definition of emotions...

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State-level laws banning “gutka” – a form of chewing tobacco – are having a positive impact...