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2014/04/23 16:21
2014/04/23 16:21
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How the trauma of life is passed down in SPERM, affecting the mental health of future generations The changes are so strong they can even influence a man's grandchildren They make the offspring more...
2014/04/23 16:21
2014/04/23 16:21
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2014/04/23 12:27
2014/04/23 12:27
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Dolphins in Western Australia using marine sponges as a foraging tool have managed to find a new niche food, according to Swiss researchers. The sponge-using bottlenose dolphins pass on the skill from...
2014/04/22 09:43
2014/04/22 09:43
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Among the big talking points of President Obama's Asia visit that begins tomorrow is the TPP or Trans-Pacific Partnership -- a trade pact between 12 nations including the US, Australia and other...
2014/04/20 21:39
2014/04/20 21:39
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The human body is fine-tuned to Earth's gravity. A team headed by Professor Oliver Ullrich from the University of Zurich's Institute of Anatomy is now conducting an experiment on the International...
Read more at PhysOrg, Daily Mail
2014/04/18 19:19
2014/04/18 19:19
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FOR most of human history rich people had the most leisure. In "Downton Abbey", a drama about the British upper classes of the early 20th century, one aloof aristocrat has never heard of the term...
2014/04/17 14:30
2014/04/17 14:30
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Diamonds and Rubber in Sierra Leone, oil in Angola and Sudan, tantalum and gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, copper in Zambia - the list of the natural resource wealth the Africa possesses...
2014/04/17 14:29
2014/04/17 14:29
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Government agents (army, police, or civilian administrations) in turn, are heavily implicated in resource exploitation. Increasingly, this happens within a fine-tuned civil-military...
2014/04/15 07:39
2014/04/15 07:39
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Sperm may deliver stress too! London, April 15 : Your dad did not just pass his qualities via genes in you. He may have actually passed some stress too! A research reveals that stress alters the...
2014/04/14 17:42
2014/04/14 17:42
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Sensitivity to ivermectin varies considerably Since 2000 public regulators in many countries therefore mandate standardized safety tests for the use of avermectin derivatives. An international...
Read more at Science Daily, PhysOrg
2014/04/14 10:08
2014/04/14 10:08
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Please can you give a brief introduction to miRNA and RNA interference? RNA interference is a process in which RNA molecules inhibit gene expression. This gene silencing process is controlled by...
2014/04/13 20:42
2014/04/13 20:42
10d
The phenomenon has long been known in psychology: traumatic experiences can induce behavioural disorders that are passed down from one generation to the next. It is only recently that scientists have...
2014/04/12 01:27
2014/04/12 01:27
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Some domesticated animals add appreciably to the methane which is warming the atmosphere. But despite earlier assumptions, camels are not among them. CAMELS — and their camelid relatives, llamas,...
2014/04/10 10:34
2014/04/10 10:34
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People who regularly use cocaine get less pleasure from spending time with friends because the reward centres in their brains are blunted. London - People who regularly use cocaine get less pleasure...
2014/04/09 14:42
2014/04/09 14:42
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Embryonic development in animals -- except mice and rats -- remains largely unexplored. For a research project at the University of Zurich, the embryos of 134 species of animal were studied...
Read more at Science Daily, PhysOrg
2014/04/08 09:29
2014/04/08 09:29
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ISLAMABAD: Compulsive handwashing, the most conspicuous symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children, can be cured with early recognition and treatment. OCD in childhood or...
2014/04/04 14:39
2014/04/04 14:39
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Today's computer-based avatars lack one of our most deeply rooted human characteristics: laughter. Computer scientists have now teamed up with psychologists to give avatars the ability to...
2014/04/03 18:18
2014/04/03 18:18
20d
Moonwalker Flies Backing Up Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna identify brain cells that control backward walking in fruit flies Available for logged-in reporters...
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2014/03/31 15:43
2014/03/31 15:43
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A Swiss-Italian research team headed by Florian Schiestl from the University of Zurich has now demonstrated that plants are able to adjust their scent bouquet to their needs at any given time and, in...
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2014/03/24 15:43
2014/03/24 15:43
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Proteins are important molecules in our body and they fulfill a broad range of functions. For instance as enzymes they help to release energy from food and as muscle proteins they assist with motion....
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2014/03/24 06:22
2014/03/24 06:22
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How to feel refreshed even after too little sleep - and why you MUST have an afternoon nap. Never wake up tired again Secret to waking up refreshed is to work out your sleep in 90 minute...
2014/04/23 16:21
2014/04/23 16:21
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