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Babies rehearse for speech months before their first words

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:13

Babies` brains rehearse speech mechanics months before they utter their first words, a new study has found.

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:47

In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer`s disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.

Domesticated lifestyle shrunk our brains

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 14:37

Scientists have found that the human brain has been shrinking for the past 20,000 years, and we have lost roughly a tennis ball`s worth of neurons in volume, possibly as a result of `domestication`.

Moderate Internet use does not harm teenage brains

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 14:07

A review of more than a hundred published studies of typical computer use among adolescents suggests that moderate Internet use does not appear to adversely affect the development of teenage brains.

Bacterial communication similar to that of humans!

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:22

A bacteria can be as sophisticated as humans when it comes to communication as researchers have now found that bacteria communicates in a way that was previously thought to be unique to humans.

Animals with bigger brains show more self control

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:27

Researchers have linked self-control in animals to their brain size.

Scientists study neuronal basis of crows` intelligence

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 20:18

Crows are no bird-brains! Scientists have for the first time demonstrated how the brains of crows produce intelligent behaviour when the birds have to make strategic decisions.

Now, 'cars with brains' that ensures safety on road

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 21:34

According to Bart Herring of Mercedes Benz, now with the E and the S class they have a car that can actually steer itself.

Now, `cars with brains` that ensures safety on road

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 17:31

An auto show in Los Angeles is set to showcase all the newest ways technology is influencing car design with this year`s theme being "cars with brains".

Monkeys use brain to move 2 virtual arms

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 14:15

Monkeys were able to control the movement of both arms on an avatar using just their brain activity, a new study has suggested.

Tiny particle may decide our universe`s fate

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 22:05

The universe may end in another 10 billion years or sooner if the heaviest of all the known elementary particles - the top quark - is even heavier than previously thought, scientists say.

Non flying dinosaurs evolved `flight ready` brains

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 12:58

Some non-avian dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary to fly before they actually took to the air as birds, a new study has revealed.