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The new approach will allow us to develop diagnostic tools that do not require any formal math knowledge

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A new theory regarding how the brain first learns basic math could alter approaches to identifying and teaching students with math learning disabilities. Published in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences journal, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers offer a…
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Visual test to quickly check brain function quality

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University of Georgia researchers have developed a simple technique to measure an individual’s visual processing speed–the speed at which an individual can comprehend visual information–in order to identify whether or not they may have cognitive issues. The recent study, published…
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Design and construct interfaces between materials with different structures by making a bridge between them

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Scientists at the University of Liverpool have shown that it is possible to design and construct interfaces between materials with different structures by making a bridge between them. The advance is reported in Nature Chemistry. It is usually possible to…
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Microbes may play a critical role in the development of Parkinson’s-like movement disorders in genetically predisposed mice

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Researchers report December 1 in CellGut ,microbes may play a critical role in the development of Parkinson’s-like movement disorders in genetically predisposed mice . Antibiotic treatment reduced motor deficits and molecular hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease in a mouse model, whereas transplantation of…
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