Tadpoles Learn to See With Eyes in Their Tails

A migraine drug has given tadpoles the ability to see out of eyes in their tails. Researchers at Tuft's University transplanted the eyes of young African clawed frog tadpoles from their heads ...

1 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Getting dengue first may make Zika infection much worse

Experiments in cells and mice suggest that a previous exposure to dengue or West Nile can make a Zika virus infection worse.

2 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Lung probe that spots infections aims to cut antibiotic overuse

A new imaging tool that rapidly diagnoses bacterial lung infections could help prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics in intensive care units.

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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This Gadget Has a Real Working Menstrual Cycle

The latest organ-on-a-chip can release an egg in 28 days.

Wed 29 Mar 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Prudence, impatience and laziness: Are these contagious personality traits?

People tend to unconsciously imitate others' prudent, impatient or lazy attitudes, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Biology.

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Cold symptoms feel worse when people feel lonely

Suffering through a cold is annoying enough, but if you're lonely, you're likely to feel even worse, according to Rice University researchers.

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Destroying a type of brain cell makes mice really chilled out

Taking deep breaths during meditation or yoga can make you feel relaxed, but we don’t know why. Now some extremely chilled-out mice have given us a clue

3 hours ago from Newscientist

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It's true—the sound of nature helps us relax

The gentle burbling of a brook, or the sound of the wind in the trees can physically change our mind and bodily systems, helping us to relax. New research explains how, for the first time.

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Surgery to remove unaffected breast in early breast cancer increases

The proportion of women in the United States undergoing surgery for early-stage breast cancer who have preventive mastectomy to remove the unaffected breast increased significantly in recent ...

Wed 29 Mar 17 from Medical Xpress

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Analysing brain signals to let a patient control his arm

Mr Kochevar eats his lunch DURING a 250km (150-mile) bike ride for charity in Ohio, William Kochevar found himself cycling behind a post-office van when it pulled over to make deliveries. ...

8 hours ago from The Economist

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