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Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...polychromatic. According to the researchers, two phenomena explain the perceived shift in colour of pumpkin seed oil from red to green. Firstly, the distinctive change in its colour shade is due to a change in oil layer thickness, for the oil changes its appearance from bright green to bright red as the oil ...

Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care

...rses and support staff also experienced disturbing phenomena such as the smell of burning flesh - a throwback to the chemical burn victims treated by the hospital in 2002." Following the 2005 incident hospital staff also took part in feedback sessions run by mental health staff so that their comments could b...

Shoe Shopping Augments Health of Fairer Sex!

.... And, this is not just a one off thing, for the phenomena occurs every time a girl straps on a pair of shoes shes just dying to buy. Dr Papadopoulos says that shoes increase a womans heartbeat because they bring out a socializing and nurturing instinct. "Shoes have a particular draw to women as they ar...

How Ion Channels are Organized to Control Nerve Cell Communication?

... of many drugs. Understanding the basic biological phenomena behind the way proteins organize themselves and orchestrate biological processes may allow scientists to design better or more efficient drugs. Source-Eurekalert RI...

New Hope for Women With Eating Disorders

...'t have any power over us as they are just passing phenomena and aren't permanent." Mindfulness has already been shown to be effective as a treatment for anxiety and depression, substance abuse, and the stress associated with physical conditions such as trauma, chronic pain or cancer. Source-Eurekalert S...

Lost That Lovin' Feeling? Don't Blame the Pill

...ombination of biological, psychological and social phenomena as any hormonal effect. ‘The available literature illustrated that decreased libido is an idiosyncratic, unpredictable reaction in a small minority of women,’ stated Schaffir. Schaffir reassured patients and clinicians that women should continue ...

Dangerous Natural Phenomena Hits Russia in 2006

...ghest number of unfavourable and dangerous natural phenomena in the history of meteorological observation//. ...between January and November 371 dangerous natural phenomena - including extreme cold, heat waves, strong winds and driving rains - were registered throughout Ru...

The Outbreak of Influenza is Now Predicted

... a wide variety of infectious diseases and related phenomena by aggregating the expert opinions of health care providers," said Dr. Polgreen. Source-Eurekalert KOM...

Mobile use increases risk of infertility in men

...t on tissue that might be hazardous to sperm. Both phenomena occur over short distances, so holding a phone at a distance from the crotch while speaking should not be dangerous. " GYT...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

...ulae have increased over the last 400 years, these phenomena explain only a small fraction of global warming over the period, according to the authors. Indirect evidence has suggested that there may be changes in solar brightness, over periods of centuries, beyond changes associated with sunspot numbers. How...

New Technique For Science Experiments

...ially producing test surfaces for studying surface phenomena ranging from nanoscale interactions of biomolecules--critical for improving the performance of tissue-engineered medical products or for identifying the fundamental mechanisms key to cell/surface adhesion--to the performance of new products like pain...

Migraine, Sexual Desire Interlinked

...al desire. 'This opens the door to consider other phenomena that have a similar neurochemical basis,' he said. For example, there is an increased prevalence of depression in people with migraine, which is also theorised to be modulated by serotonin. 'The results support the idea that migraine, as a syndrome...

Motivation Yardstick: Rewards or Punishment? Discover the Superior Performance Trigger

...evels. With a view to thrash out the motivation phenomena in a team, 84 students were asked to dabble in a virtual investment game. They were provided Deutshe to plan any investment they wished to, with the ultimate goal of making the highest money. The groups were broadly categorized as ‘punishment motiv...

Systemizers Have A Higher Risk Of Children Suffering From Autism

...mizers are more attracted to each other due to the phenomena called assortative mating. Systemizers are more comfortable in the company of each other. The findings of the study are reported in the journal Archives of Diseases of Childhood. In this study about 1,000 members are surveyed from the National Aut...

Repeated checking causes memory distrust

Memory phenomena associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD...e most fruitful in elucidating important cognitive phenomena with direct applications to both assessment procedures and treatment interventions....

The Science of Solar Eclipse

...r again, there have been innumerable stories about phenomena such as eclipses // involving the three. Eclipses ... safest and most inexpensive method to observe the phenomena is by indirect projection, in which a pinhole or small opening is used to cast the image of the Sun ...

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

...d red blood cells and to blood vessel walls. These phenomena — known respectively as agglutination, rosetting and cytoadherence — all depend on a parasite protein called PfEMP-1. To evade the immune system, the malarial parasites produce proteins, including PfEMP-1, that remodel the red blood cell’s surface t...

Gene to identify risk of stroke in sickle cell anemia

.... The current study shows that stroke is complex phenomena will strong genetical influence....

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