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Cultivating Interest in Science and Math

Cultivating Interest in Science and Math

According to a recent survey by the Lemelson-MIT Program, 77 percent of twelve to seventeen-yearolds are interested in pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career...

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Stroke Patients  Sing to Communicate

Stroke Patients Sing to Communicate

Stroke patients who have damaged the ‘speech center’ of their brain are now encouraged to use their ‘singing center’ instead. Gottfried Schlaug, a neurology professor at...

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Happiness and Heart Disease

Happiness and Heart Disease

A study led by Dr. Karina Davidson and other US researchers observed the health of 1,700 people over a ten-year span. They found that anxious and depressed individuals were at a higher risk...

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Hello Brain Cells, Goodbye Memories

Hello Brain Cells, Goodbye Memories

For years, Scientists have pondered the transfer process of memories from the hippocampus to the long-term storage in the brain. A new study....

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Stem Cell Research Advances

Stem Cell Research Advances

Scientists at the University of Minnesota have been attempting to use stem cells to stimulate cell growth in pig hearts. Seeing this technique....

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Educate To Innovate

Educate To Innovate

On November 13th, 2009 President Obama announced National Lab Day as part of his administration's campaign to promote science and technology education. NLD will run the....

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Babies: Crying, or Language Practice?

Babies: Crying, or Language Practice?

Newborn babies cry a lot, but according to a new study, these cries may be the beginning of language learning. Behavioral scientist Kathleen....

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Reduce Blood Pressure With Meditation

Reduce Blood Pressure With Meditation

A recent study indicates that meditation can reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death by 50% in patients with existing heart diseases. Preventative medicine specialist....

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Meditation Leads To Better Focus

Meditation Leads To Better Focus

Individuals who have experienced trouble focusing on tasks may now have a solution to the problem: meditation. Antoine Lutz, a scientist at....

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Your Brain: Like a Radio?

Your Brain: Like a Radio?

In November, researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for the Biology of Memory at the Norqegian University of Science and Technology [NTNU] released the findings of their recent study, which reports on a mechanism....

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