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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Brains of Chinese children adopted as babies still respond to Chinese tones

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Long after last exposure to Chinese, children's brains recognise language Chinese adopted as babies still respond to tones Chinese babies adopted across international borders may not remember the language they heard in their first days, but the words leave a lasting mark on their brains, which respond to Chinese tones more than a decade ...

  2. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Now Japanese researchers too find way to make mice transparent for science

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Second team make see-through mouse Invisibility may still be the stuff of fiction, but researchers in Japan have developed a method by which they can make mice almost totally transparent. Using a method that almost completely removes colour from tissue, and kills the mouse in the process, researchers say they can now examine individual organs ...

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    Shift work can age the brain by 6.5 years, says scientific study

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Working shifts can age the brain, says study People who work shifts for 10 years or more may suffer loss of memory and brain power, said a study that also ... in southern France in 1996, 2001 and 2006 for long- and short-term memory, processing speed and overall cognitive abilities. About half of the trial subjects, aged either 32, 42, 52 or 62 when ...

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    Dinosaur victim of mistaken identity: it was a veggie, not a fearsome killer

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Dinosaur wasn't red in tooth and claw after all A bus-sized dinosaur portrayed as a killer based on fearsome claws unearthed 49 years ago was really a toothless, gentle plodder, palaeontologists reported after new fossil evidence. Rather than tearing prey limb from limb with talons that gave birth to its name, meaning "horrible hand", ...

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    Paralysis reversed: Man walks again after revolutionary transplant fusing nose cells in spine

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Nerve cells from his nose were put into his spine, helping to reform severed connections Paralysed man takes first steps with new treatment A paralysed man ... to be very prudent," said Alain Privat from France's health and medical research institute Inserm. Dusko Ilic, senior lecturer in stem cell science at King's College London, said: ...

  6. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Bright idea for saving energy wins trio Nobel Prize for Physics

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:32pm by DANNY LEE, Reuters, AP, AFP

    ... are celebrated and admired," Sven Teske, a climate and energy campaigner, said. Reuters, Associated Press, Agence France-Presse ...

  7. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Sudden eruption of Japanese volcano a rare phenomenon, says French vulcanologist

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Sudden Japan eruption 'a rare phenomenon' The suddenness of the eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake volcano is an extremely rare phenomenon which makes it impossible to take precautionary measures. After 35 years without a major eruption, the 3,067-metre volcano in central Japan reawakened on Saturday, spewing a deadly blanket of ash, ...

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    The science of slipping on a banana skin, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Ig Nobel Prizes handed out for the year's most unintentionally funny scientific discoveries The physics of the banana skin slip, and other triumphs Spoof Nobel prizes that honour the humour in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus ...

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    Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, study finds

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Memory's emotions can be rewritten Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better and good things appear worse, scientists have found. The discovery of the mechanism behind the process helps to explain the power of psychotherapeutic treatments for mental illnesses such as depression or post ...

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    Scientists create fabric that mimics octopus camouflage

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Fabric mimics octopus camouflage The octopus's ability to camouflage itself has inspired a new kind of thin, flexible fabric that can automatically match patterns, US researchers said. Creatures of the ocean known as cephalopods- including cuttlefish, squid and octopuses- are naturally equipped with sensors in their skin that help to mimic ...




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