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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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The Paradox of Dyslexia: Slow Reading, Fast Thinking

The Paradox of Dyslexia: Slow Reading, Fast Thinking

🕔19:42, 3.Apr 2011

A once hidden disability is brought to light by Drs Bennet and Sally Shaywitz of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity. Their research connects IQ, reading level, and cognition in dyslexic and typical students, while looking ahead to broadly applied standardized testing and teaching methods.

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What Causes “Asian Glow?”

What Causes “Asian Glow?”

🕔05:53, 3.Apr 2011

The Alcohol Flush Reaction, commonly known as Asian Glow, is identified by flushing of the face after consuming alcohol and is caused by a deficient enzyme in the liver.

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Is MSG Bad for You?

Is MSG Bad for You?

🕔05:49, 3.Apr 2011

MSG: Is it an appetizing additive or delectable danger?

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Science Start-Ups

Science Start-Ups

🕔05:43, 3.Apr 2011

Learn how two Yale professors used their research on miRNA silencing to start Mira Dx, a biotech company.

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Fearless – Literally

Fearless – Literally

🕔05:17, 3.Apr 2011

A study conducted on a woman who cannot experience fear may hold the key to treating PTSD patients.

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Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

🕔05:06, 3.Apr 2011

“Is Targeted Fat Loss Possible?” Infomercials say yes, but scientists say no.

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