Home 2016 April

Monthly Archives: April 2016

Heavy cannabis use associated with reduced dopamine release in brain

0
In a recent study, researchers found evidence of a compromised dopamine system in heavy users of marijuana. Lower dopamine release was found in the...

How the brain consolidates memory during deep sleep

0
Research strongly suggests that sleep, which constitutes about a third of our lives, is crucial for learning and forming long-term memories. But exactly how...

Thick-skinned bed bugs beat commonly used bug sprays

0
The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. Credit: David Lilly The global resurgence in bed bugs over the past two decades could be explained by...

A new system for color vision

0
On a background of clean mouse bedding are two dishes containing bedding soiled with urine (left) and a mix of plant seeds (right). Ultraviolet...

Great Barrier Reef risks losing tolerance to bleaching events

0
Coral bleaching.Credit: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies A new study has found that Great Barrier Reef (GBR) corals were able to survive...

Supernova iron found on the moon

0
A dying star ends its life in a cataclysmic explosion, shooting the majority of the star's material, primarily new chemical elements created during the...

Electrical brain stimulation enhances creativity

0
Safe levels of electrical stimulation can enhance your capacity to think more creatively, according to a new study by Georgetown researchers. Georgetown psychology professor Adam...

Bosnia: Archaeologist Discovers Spherical Object Thought to Date Back 1,500 Years

0
  The Bosnian Indiana Jones has come into contact with a giant stone sphere. Like the famous movie counterpart, this large object is also bringing...

‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the...

0
A team led by experts at Cardiff University has provided new evidence to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic...

First light for ExoMars

0
ExoMars first light - annotated. Credit: ESA/Roscosmos/CaSSIS The ESA–Roscosmos ExoMars spacecraft are in excellent health following launch last month, with the orbiter sending back its...

Elusive state of superconducting matter discovered after 50 years

0
A schematic image representing a periodic variation in the density of Cooper pairs (pairs of blue arrows pointing in opposite directions) within a cuprate...
Exit mobile version