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Your nose can be a pathfinder

Waves in our brain make smells stick to our memories and inner maps, scientists say.

Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young, shows studyScientists making human body parts in laboratories now
The scientists created an artificial version of the Izumo protein and used this to identify binding partners on the surface of the egg. Reuters
Protein that joins sperm with egg discovered
UK scientists have discovered an elusive protein that allows sperm to recognise and latch onto the e...

New kind of trial offers hope of cancer cure

Scientists and drugmakers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer dr...

New drug to combat measles developed

Scientists have developed a novel antiviral drug that may protect people infected with the measles f...

Lululemon's status as yogawear's top dog at risk

Still hurting from last year's see-through yoga pants debacle, Lululemon Athletica Inc is about to ...

Sudden infant death syndrome: Australian study sheds new light

An Australian research has shed new light on possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS),...
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Bone marrow stem cells may help treat stroke
Stem cells culled from bone marrow may prove beneficial in stroke recovery, scientists say.
Copper drugs can block cancer growth
Drugs that reduce copper uptake could suppress growth of some cancers, including melanoma, by 'starv...
Green tomatoes may help build bigger, stronger muscles
Want to grow bigger, stronger muscles like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Eat green tomatoes!
Babies cry at night to stop parents from trying for another
'Babies who wake up at night to breastfeed may be actually trying to delay the birth of a sibling'
New technique recycles 'pee' into drinking water?
Scientists are developing a new technique which can turn astronaut urine into fuel and drinking wate...
Cold beer originated 500 years ago in caves
The origin of cold-adapted yeast used for millennia to make one of the most widely consumed beverage...
Living organ regenerated for first time
After treatment, the regenerated organ had a similar structure to that found in a young mouse.
Binge drinkers are slower to heal their wounds
People who are injured while binge drinking are much slower to heal from wounds suffered in car acci...
Scientists making human body parts in laboratories now
Scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make hum...
Chinese people have faster eye movements
Chinese have faster eye movements than people of other origins, owing to ethnicity rather than their...
Watching movies synchronises viewers' brains
When we watch a movie, our brains react to it immediately in a way similar to brains of other people...
Couch potatoes date back 7,000 years
Thought couch potatoes are the product of a modern lifestyle? They may have evolved 7,000 years ago!
Beans, peas can reduce bad cholesterol
Eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce 'bad choleste...
Brain part behind gambling addiction found
Cambridge scientists have found that the activation of a part of the brain, called insula, is respon...
Healthy diet can help ease Asthma symptoms: Study
A healthy diet could help ease Asthma symptoms, according to a new Australian study.
Cancer cells killer: Tobacco plant could be assassin
A molecule found in the tobacco plant's natural defence mechanisms could be useful in killing cancer...
Blood test to accurately detect cancers and how advanced disease is
A quick and simple new blood test may soon diagnose which type of cancer a patient has and how advan...
First map of foetus brain created
Scientists have for the first time mapped the developing brain in a foetus, capturing the organ duri...
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