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Music helps children improve listening, learning


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A little music training in childhood can help improve brain functions in adulthood, especially the complex processing of sound involving listening and learning."Based on what we ... Read more...

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P300 brain waves can help accurately predict terror attacks


August 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A technology based on P300, an electrical brain wave response, can help scientists peer into the mind of a terrorist to know how, when and where the next ... Read more...

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Extra-virgin olive oil may help prevent, treat Alzheimer’s


September 30th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A naturally-occurring compound found in extra-virgin olive oil can help prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.The team from Monell and Northwestern researchers has found that the compound ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New sponge-like material beneficial for the environment


May 18th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A team of chemists has designed a new sponge-like material that can remove mercury from polluted water, easily separate hydrogen from other gases and is a more effective ... Read more...

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Healthy vaginal tract lining no barrier against HIV


January 17th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can penetrate healthy vaginal tract lining during sexual intercourse. This lining had earlier been thought to be an effective barrier against the deadly ... Read more...

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Brains of patients with baffling chronic pain are ”rewired”


November 27th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists at Northwestern University''s Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered that a baffling chronic pain condition is directly linked to rewiring of brain areas related to emotion, ... Read more...

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Spicy foods worsen chronic bladder condition


October 9th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Enjoying a piece of pepperoni pizza has painful consequences for a million women in the US, whose chronic bladder condition causes pelvic pain. During such a flare-up, the ... Read more...

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Computer simulations show how special our solar system is


August 8th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new study by Northwestern University astronomers has used computer simulations to show how special and unique our solar system is. Prevailing theoretical models attempting to explain the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New coating improves efficiency of solar cells


February 27th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Scientists in a US university have developed a special coating that increases the energy efficiency of solar cells by about one-and-a-half times. A Northwestern University research team found ... Read more...

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New coating strategy may lead to improved solar cells


February 24th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a new anode coating strategy that significantly enhances the efficiency of solar energy power conversion, which may lead to improved ... Read more...

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Heres what men and women are looking for in their partner


February 14th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Being attractive is just as good for your romantic prospects as being a good earner, says a new study.The study of romantic attraction undertaken by two Northwestern University ... Read more...

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