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Posts tagged brains

March 24, 2005

 

Speaking with Tongues

Studying the way parrots vocalize can help scientists better understand the way humans vocalize. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

A Mechanical Leech?

There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.

January 13, 2005

 

Sweet Revenge

Learn what humans will do for revenge, on this Moment of Science.

April 26, 2004

 

Afterglow

What are afterglows and how do they appear? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2004

 

Amnesia

What occurs in the brain during different types of amnesia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Drugs and Learning

When you experience something new, do you know what happens to your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 17, 2003

 

Why Giving Birth Hurts

Find out why giving birth hurts on this Moment of Science.

October 16, 2003

 

Restless Leg Syndrome

Do you have Restless Leg Syndrome? Find out what causes such persistent itches on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Miracle Water Diet

Water weight doesn’t mean that you’ve been drinking too much–it means that you haven’t been drinking enough and that your body has detected a water shortage and is retaining water.

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