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Recreational Ecstasy use linked to loss of brain efficiency


May 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The efficiency of Ecstasy - the illegal "rave" drug that produces feelings of euphoria and emotional warmth - as a potential therapeutic for post-traumatic stress disorder has been ... Read more...

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Now, a virtual reality system that can fool your taste buds


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a virtual reality system that works with smell and sight to manipulate users' perceptions of the taste of a cookie.Takuji ... Read more...

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Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

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Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females


June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

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Sleep restores colour perception


June 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Sleep corrects the drift in color perception that occurs during wakefulness, says a new study.Results indicate that prior wakefulness caused the color gray to be classified as having ... Read more...

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John Terry ’slept with 8 women in 18 months’


February 5th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 05 (ANI): Soccer star John Terry slept with eight women in 18 months, it has emerged.The Chelsea player's alleged affair with former teammate Wayne Bridge's ex-girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel had ... Read more...

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Porn star Jacqui Smith finds it kinky to know UK Minister’s hubby fancies her!


March 31st, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A porn star who shares her name with the British Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, has revealed that she finds it kinky to think that the latter's husband might ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell gives beau sizzling eye treat


August 13th, 2008 - 4:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbells new man Vladimir Doronin got an eye treat when the model donned a sexy bikini and sarong, while the two were holidaying.The two were ... Read more...

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New technique allows 3-D peek at neurons


April 28th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new technique combining a fast-moving laser beam with a special microscope to look at tissues in different optical planes will enable scientists to get a 3-D view ... Read more...

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Seeing is believing, or is it?


March 26th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 26 (IANS) People do see objects but it is the assumptions they make about them that colour their perceptions. A study has thrown up insights into how the brain ... Read more...

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TV damaging childrens eyesight


December 10th, 2007 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 10 (ANI): Brit eye specialists have revealed that games and television are responsible for impairing a childs visual development and a major cause of damaging childrens reading and learning ... Read more...

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