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Salmonella: Scientists find a way to treat brain tumour by using food poisoning bacteria

Salmonella: Scientists find a way to treat brain tumour by using food poisoning bacteria

Tests in rat models with extreme cases of the disease showed a remarkable 20 percent survival rate over 100 days - roughly equivalent to 10 human years - with the tumours going into complete remission. 

Just like us, even apes have ability to guess what others are thinking - Read

Just like us, even apes have ability to guess what others are thinking - Read

Apes can correctly anticipate that humans will look for a hidden item in a specific location, even if the apes know that item is no longer there, a new study revealed. 
 

Primates didn't start out with large brains

Brain specialisations such as improved vision preceded the development of large brains in primates, our closest cousins, confirms a new study.

Our `noisy` brain won't let practice make perfect

Our `noisy` brain won't let practice make perfect

A team of neuroscientists has discovered that "noise" in our brain causes us to make mistakes, suggesting that practice will never make perfect.

Scientists develop mind-controlled wheelchair

Scientists develop mind-controlled wheelchair

The researchers used a computer to monitor brain signals from a rhesus macaque.

Study confirms global warming not driven by natural forces

Study confirms global warming not driven by natural forces

The new study reveals that unless pushed by outside forces, temperatures should remain stable.

Why we are quick to blame, slow to credit

Why we are quick to blame, slow to credit

The team found that people use two different mechanisms to judge how intentional an action was.

Early life stress linked to depression

Early life stress is a major risk factor for later episodes of depression.

Know why you feel thirsty

Mechanism that induces thirst discovered.

Barack Obama nominates FDA's No 2 official to lead agency

President Barack Obama has nominated the Food and Drug Administration's second-highest ranking official, Dr Robert Califf, to lead the agency, which regulates consumer products ranging from medications to seafood to cigarettes.

Ingredients to create quantum electronic devices listed

The “key” developed by the Duke investigators is a mathematical formulation that unlocks the data stored in a database of potential TI ingredients.