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Inducing Speech: The Challenges of First Words

Inducing Speech: The Challenges of First Words

🕔02:37, 13.May 2011

Professor Rhea Paul of the Yale Child Study Center studies methods of inducing speech in nonspeaking preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders.

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The Mechanisms and Perception of Itch

The Mechanisms and Perception of Itch

🕔01:58, 13.May 2011

Dr. Robert LaMotte’s Laboratory at the Yale School of Medicine studies the perception and mechanisms of itch in an effort to derive better treatments for chronic itch.

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The Neural Basis of Olfaction

The Neural Basis of Olfaction

🕔01:40, 13.May 2011

Exciting new research at Yale’s Greer Lab has revealed a population of olfactory stem cells and has begun to unravel the complex mechanisms behind the development and regeneration of the olfactory system neurons.

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Your Brain on Food

Your Brain on Food

🕔18:36, 12.May 2011

In several regions of the brain, researchers are discovering new complexities in the ways in which our diet affects our minds and bodies.

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Finding a Cure for Tooth Decay

Finding a Cure for Tooth Decay

🕔18:28, 12.May 2011

Say good-bye to tooth decay? Dental caries, more commonly known as tooth decay, may be preventable in the future due to an exciting breakthrough.

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Ears: The New Fingerprints?

Ears: The New Fingerprints?

🕔18:13, 12.May 2011

Could ears be more accurate biometric identification tools than fingerprints?

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What Causes the Red Eye Effect?

What Causes the Red Eye Effect?

🕔14:48, 12.May 2011

An explanation of the pesky red-eye effect in photography and tips to avoid it.

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A Sorting Platform for Salmonella

A Sorting Platform for Salmonella

🕔01:49, 12.May 2011

Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, Jorge Galán, has discovered a sorting platform essential to the ability of Salmonella to infect target cells, a finding that has potential implications in the development of antimicrobial pharmaceutical compounds.

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The Experience of Eating

The Experience of Eating

🕔20:13, 3.Apr 2011

To elucidate the role of the brain in the experience of eating, members of the John B. Pierce Laboratory at the Yale School of Medicine are using the latest neuroimaging techniques to scan the brain for clues on what makes food taste good and why we eat it.

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Research Links Sugar Consumption, Fat Production, and Diabetes

Research Links Sugar Consumption, Fat Production, and Diabetes

🕔19:53, 3.Apr 2011

Dr. Varman Samuel’s Laboratory at Yale School of Medicine has uncovered a feed-forward mechanism whereby excess sugar consumption may lead to increased fat production in the liver and the ensuing development of diabetes.

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