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Sunday 24 May, 2015

Scientists find protein in coffee with effect like morphine

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Researchers at the University of Brasilia (UnB) and Brazil’s state-owned agriculture and livestock research company Embrapa have discovered a protein in coffee  More...

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This graph shows differences in speech clarity between infant-directed and adult-directed speech. Negative numbers indicate sound pairs for which infant-directed speech is less clear than adult-directed speech.
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By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Mothers actually speak less clearly to their babies

Contrary to the common perception that elders need to talk to babies in simpler words, new research suggests they may actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults  More...

spinal surgery of the patient
By IANS On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Girl’s spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.  More...

social integration
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Why being social is even more important than you realize

There are many benefits to being supported by a strong social network. But can having more friends actually make you  More...

nut benefits
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Grab a handful of nuts daily for super health

A study involving 14,386 young adults has found that the consumption of tree nuts — at least 44 grams per day — is  More...

TB genome 6000 years
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Deadly TB strains emerged in Asia over 6,000 years ago

In a path-breaking find, an evolutionary geneticist from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris has decoded the tuberculosis (TB) genome  More...

boss attitude
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Hostile boss? Give it right back

Does your boss yell, ridicule or intimidate you at times? Just ignore him if you want to get equal.  More...

human-brain
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Computer model explains how people act for rewards

Scientists from the University of Sheffield and the University of Manchester have developed a computer model  More...

pain
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy

In a breakthrough that could impact the blurring realms of pain and pleasure, Indian scientists have designed a potential morphine replacement  More...

blindness treatment
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Visual restoration may never be complete in long-term blindness

Surgery cannot completely undo the brain rewiring caused by long-term blindness, finds a study.  More...