DOCTOR-HOUSE

Testing doctor fatigue by measuring eye movements

An international team of scientists including researchers from the U. of Granada find that the speed of saccadic movements (rapid eye movements) is an excellent way to objectively measure the […]

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Brain Researchers Pinpoint Gateway to Human Memory

The human brain continuously collects information. However, we have only basic knowledge of how new experiences are converted into lasting memories. Now, an international team led by researchers of the […]

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Researchers able to turn sawdust into gasoline

Researchers at KU Leuven’s Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to convert the […]

Mother chimps crucial for offspring's social skills

Moms of boys more social in chimpanzees

Watching adult males in action may help youngsters prepare Nearly four decades of observations of Tanzanian chimpanzees has revealed that the mothers of sons are about 25 percent more social […]

Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

New device may ease mammography discomfort

Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological […]