Monday 21 April, 2014

Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not Continue reading “Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Revealed: What distracts your brain while driving

At a time when technology-driven, fast-paced life has left many of us suffering with distraction-related attentional deficits Continue reading “Revealed: What distracts your brain while driving” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Interest in a task reduces burnout

Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout Continue reading “Interest in a task reduces burnout” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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New insights on how brain develops memories

In a key study that may give insights into disorders such as schizophrenia and depression, scientists have studied our ability to store memories in brain during childhood Continue reading “New insights on More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Our vegetarian ancestors were once meat lovers!

In a thrilling discovery, paleontologists have unearthed the earliest ancestor of land-dwelling plant eaters: The striking point is that these tiny animals were once meat lovers who evolved into herbivores Continue More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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New snake species found in China

Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of brownish pit viper in the largest scientific study since the 1970s on wildlife at Mount Everest Continue reading “New snake species found in China” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Leeches can fix torn ear!

Believe it or not! A 19-year-old woman in the US who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches Continue reading “Leeches can fix torn ear!” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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When Izumo met Juno and you were born!

We are aware that fertilisation occurs when an egg and a sperm recognise each other and fuse together to form an embryo Continue reading “When Izumo met Juno and you were born!” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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How brain creates signposts and remember them too

Placing a pin in the google map to mark a place is one thing and creating signposts in the brain is quite another. But scientists have now discovered that our brain may just do something similar as the place cells More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Sperm may deliver stress too!

Your dad did not just pass his qualities via genes in you. He may have actually passed some stress too Continue reading “Sperm may deliver stress too!” »  More...