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Thursday 29 January, 2015

Playing catch helps elderlies improve balance

elder balance

The elderly can improve their balance and prevent falls with a simple training exercise  More...

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Mirror monkey
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Monkey brain has ‘hardware’ for mirror self-recognition

Chinese scientists have shown for the first time that monkeys can be trained to recognise themselves in the mirror.  More...

Movements with Motor Skills
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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How practice makes us ‘perfect’

A single skill can be learned faster if its follow-through motion is consistent  More...

dog
By BioNews On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Dogs migrated to the Americas after humans

Dogs may have first migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, thousands of years after the first human migrants  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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DNA discovery makes possible new treatment for illnesses

New Zealand and Australian scientists have observed DNA moving between animal cells in a breakthrough discovery that could lead to better understanding  More...

Ancient Dog Bone
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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NHGRI/Smithsonian to sequence North America’s oldest dog relics

Eleven thousand years ago, Paleo-Indians roamed the dry grasslands of Northeast Colorado, hunting the dwindling numbers of  More...

Aspirin
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Aspirin could tackle dementia

An Australian university has been commissioned by the US-based National Institutes of Health to investigate  More...

Collection locality, habitat and live Limnonectes larvaepartus.
(A) Collection locality of Limnonectes larvaepartus at Bontula, Nantu Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia, (B) habitat of L. larvaepartus at Bontula, and (C) an adult female L. larvaepartus (MZB Amp 23978) in life. Image Credit: PlosOne
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Frog that gives birth to tadpoles found

The female of a new species of frog gives birth to live tadpoles instead of laying eggs, a researcher from University of  More...

saki monkey
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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New monkey species found in Amazon rainforests

A new monkey species with unique calico colouring has been spotted in the Amazon rainforest.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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The NHS England will sequence 100,000 genomes to tackle cancer and rare diseases

NHS England announced eleven centres across the country that will lead the way in delivering the 100,000 Genomes Project.  More...