animal brains

Toad’s brain too contain potent germ-fighters

April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have long known that frog and toad skins contain hundreds of germ-fighting substances.Now, a new study has revealed that the toad brains also may contain an ... Read more...

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Biological reason behind why depression hits women more than men

June 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Cell signals may hold the key to why depression and other stress-related psychiatric disorders are more common among women compared to men.In a study of stress signaling systems ... Read more...

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Serenading females gives male birds a ”high”

October 4th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): Singing for female birds triggers ''happy'' feelings in males'' brain - an effect which is quite similar to the euphoric state that a person experiences under the ... Read more...

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‘Hub’ of fear memory formation identified in brain cells

September 29th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A protein required for embryonic development also plays a key role in solidifying fear memories in adult animal brains, according to scientists. An apparent "hub" for changes in ... Read more...

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New findings offer hope for treating lazy eye

July 18th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 18 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that brain regions controlling vision have the ability to adapt in adults, a finding that may offer new hope for individuals suffering ... Read more...

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