Day: August 24, 2015

Scientists Create A Functioning Human Brain In Laboratory

Scientists from the US claim to have created a brain in laboratory that is very similar to a real human one. Humans are determined not to leave any possibility untouched. Scientists from Ohio State University have thus shown how the prospects for creating a human brain under laboratory conditions can be stretched. They claim to

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Stroke Risk is Higher When Working For Long Hours

Working too much can kill you by consuming your heart. The findings of a new study published in medical journal The Lancet reveal that spending long hours at work increases the risk of developing heart disease and having a stroke. Too much of anything (good or bad) is harmful to man – one of the

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“Smart Drug” Modafinil Enhances Decision-Making Process

The medication known as modafinil used to treat narcoleptic patients has been documented from a different perspective in a new study: is it safe and does it act as a “smart drug” enhancing cognition? The findings published in European Neuropsychopharmacology suggest that it does improve concentration and other cognitive abilities. The team of researchers reviewed

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Research on Chimps In The US Is Waning & Might Ultimately Stop

Imagine a world where animals do not have to suffer at the hands of man. Perhaps, we might be getting closer to this utopia as a new paper in Science Magazine suggests that research on chimpanzees might eventually stop. Science has undergone quite some advances such that alternative methods have been devised to test theories

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