Apr 17 - Children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) may unconsciously train their brain to more effectively control their tics, a study led by experts at The University of Nottingham has confirmed. Teenagers diagnosed with TS were slower than their typically developing peers when asked to perform a task that involved them simply moving their eyes to look at targets.
Medicine Apr 17

The team tested different strains of the keratitis-causing bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa for their ability to survive in a commonly used lens cleaning solution - Researchers at the University of Liverpool, have found that a bacterial strain associated with severe infections shows enhanced resistance to a common lens disinfectant solution.

Arts and Design Apr 17

What is it about the rhythms of some music that makes us want to get up and dance? Oxford University researchers believe they may have found part of the answer in a new study.

Social Sciences Apr 17

Latest statistical research finds strong causal links between areas with the most suicides and areas where impoverished farmers are trying to grow crops that suffer from wild price fluctuations due to India's relatively recent shift to free market economics.

Microtechnics Apr 16

Press release issued: 16 April 2014 - The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol.


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