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Imaging pinpoints brain regions that 'see the future'
...ed to be less vivid (e.g. "I see Bill Clinton at a party
in the White House, alongside several faceless senators"). "Results of this study offer a tentative answer to a longstanding question regarding the evolutionary usefulness of memory," McDermott concludes. "It may just be that the reason we can rec...
Train your brain to hear your friends at a party
...lps us to hear someone in a noisy place, such as a party
or bar, and is responsible for "training" the brai...is high, and so scientists call this the "cocktail party
effect". To see what this was like, Irving wore an earplug in one ear for a week which gave him a...
Tyrannosaur survivorship -- tough times for teens
... when mortality increased. In 1910, a collecting party
from the American Museum of Natural History floated down Alberta's Red Deer River. Led by Barnum Brown, they excavated skeletons of nine individuals of Albertosaurus sarcophagus from a single quarry. It is the best evidence that exists to suggest tha...
Key to early diagnosis of autism may be in the placenta
...o relate to others. "By serendipity, at a dinner party
I happened to sit next to George M. Anderson, a research scientist in the Yale Child Study Center who had access to many cases of children with ASD," said Kliman. "We realized that by working together we might be able to determine if this placental a...
US woman gives birth to baby from world's first frozen donor egg bank
...ving the ongoing life and complications of a third party
donor, by selecting and purchasing the eggs when she is ready to proceed. Also, the use of frozen donor eggs greatly reduces any of the current health hazards from infectious disease transmission present when using donor eggs that have not been fro...
Researchers find Amchitka seafood safe for now
...t signed a Letter of Intent that assigned the four party
team (see above) to approve a plan for the needed research and to help assure the independence of the CRESP study. 18 months after CRESP was given partial funding and the actual go-ahead in February 2003, it is reporting these substantive results. I...
Drugs from the deep blue
.... But when Pessah and Molinski got to talking at a party
some years ago, they quickly realized that they could apply the same methods to screen 124 sponges that Molinski's group had recently collected off the coast of Western Australia. In one of the samples they came up with xestospongin C, the first of ...
Termites feed through good vibrations
...s and also may provide insights into the "cocktail party
effect" of signal processing ?how to ignore most n...s the termites showed that they have the "cocktail party
effect". This social information had another important effect: limiting reproduction potential. Mos...