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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Giant pandas found to have sweet tooth, suggesting they once ate more than bamboo

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Panda's sweet tooth points to change in diet Giant pandas eat plenty of vegetables, but apparently they like dessert, too. Scientists studying the endangered black-and-white bears said on Thursday that while pandas almost exclusively eat bamboo, which contains only tiny amounts of sugars, they showed a strong preference for natural sweeteners in an experiment. ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stressed city traders less willing to take risks, study finds

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:44pm by NYT

    ... this study was that these physiological changes- the sub-clinical levels of stress of which we are only dimly aware- are actually altering our ability to take risk." "It is frightening ... to 14 times more likely to suffer clinical depression later in life than those with low or normal cortisol levels. "This is the emergence of a new way of looking at mental illness," ...

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    Scientists closer to discovering why supermassive black holes grow so big

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 05:11pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Scientists have tested observational data against top physicists' theories to learn more about how supermassive black holes grow so huge. The researchers from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) studied the strength of gravitational waves generated from pairs of black holes colliding with each other, using ...

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    DNA of 7,000-year-old European reveals he had blue eyes

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:11pm by GDN

    ... lived in Spain around 7,000 years ago, had an unusual mix of blue eyes, black or brown hair and dark skin, according to analyses of his genetic make-up. He was probably lactose intolerant ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists unravel eye-colour changes that allow reindeer to cope in Arctic

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... than one with a gold tapetum, but its eyes are 1,000 times more sensitive to light. "Clinically, the reindeer become glaucomic," Jeffery said. The scientists determined ...

  6. Lifestyle - SCIENCE

    Research papers for sale taint mainland academia, journal says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Authorship corruption taints mainland scientific publishing China has a flourishing academic black market involving scientists, agencies and journal ... and producing tailor-made coins and commemorative stamps. Asked if this black market existed elsewhere in the world, Hvistendhal says it probably does in "any place you'd receive incentives ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Shedding light on near-death moment

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... found in the waking state, suggesting that the brain is capable of well-organised electrical activity during the early stage of clinical death University of Michigan scientists did ... that the brain is capable of well-organised electrical activity during the early stage of clinical death." Similar results in terms of brain activity were seen in rats that were asphyxiated, ...

  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Complete nervous system discovered preserved in 520-million-year-old fossil in southwest China

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 11:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a negative X-ray photograph of the fossil. “The white structures now showed up as black and out popped this beautiful nervous system in startling detail,” said Professor Strausfeld. They compared ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... was confident that the iKnife would start being used during operations later this year, following clinical trials. He said patients suffering from glioma, a type of brain cancer, would be on top ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Gentle electric shocks to brain boost maths ability

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of various clinical conditions. But until such data appears, the six-month claim remains weak in my view." Amanda Ellison, who studies brain stimulation for the rehabilitation of patients ... results, the technique could be used in clinics, classrooms and even at home to help people who struggle with particular cognitive tasks. Additional reporting by Reuters ...




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