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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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Indian scientist develops potential non-insulin diabetes drug
Non-insulin drug developed by Arnab De can help eliminate the risk of low-blood glucose shock.
'Love hormone' may promote lying, dishonesty among colleagues
Oxytocin, the 'love hormone', is usually associated with trust and bonding.
Now, hospital door handle that sanitises hands
A new type of 'door handle' that sanitises hands and contains a sensor to monitor how often it is us...
Eating seven portions of fruit and veggies lowers death risk
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day can reduce your risk of death
Vibration may heal chronic wounds
Chronic wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration
Vitamin A may turn back the clock on breast cancer
Retinoic acid helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells
Daily, vigorous exercise helps kids get or stay fit
It doesn't really matter the particulars of what the kids are doing as long as they get up to a mode...
Smokers may show heart disease much younger than nonsmokers
Smoking accelerates the manifestation of coronary disease but in the absence of the comorbidities.
Missing subtle visual changes keeps us sane: Study
Continuity bloopers happen in lots of movies and we rarely catch them, but missing these subtle visu...
Watching TV tied to poor snacking habits, heart disease risk
kids who spend more time in front of a screen-snack more frequently and are likely to choose less he...
Wearable smart patch can detect disease and deliver drugs
Smart patch that can be worn on the wrist to detect symptoms of Parkinson's disease and even deliver...
Obesity tied to our ability to digest carbohydrates
Scientists have found that people who have fewer copies of a gene that helps the body digest carbohy...
Global warming: Hot temperature can lead to hotter tempers, says UN
Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security pr...
Astronauts Heart becomes more spherical in space
Heart becomes more spherical when exposed to long periods of microgravity in space, a change that co...
Heart attacks rise after clocks go forward?
Turning the clocks forward an hour in the spring for daylight saving time is followed by a spike in ...
Heart attacks rise after clocks go forward: Study
There was a 25 pct jump in number of heart attacks occurring on Monday after the spring time change.
Space makes the heart grow rounder: Study
Astronauts' hearts grow rounder while they are in space, suggesting that spending lots of time in mi...
Mild head injuries linked to risk of death years later
Adults hospitalized with mild head injuries have almost double the risk of dying in the next 15 year...
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