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Marmoset monkeys expect the melody’s closing tone

All primates, humans, other apes and monkeys, produce a large variety of calls. Yet only humans possess language and music. Theses abilities require the sensitivity to dependencies. Humans expect a sentence to contain an agent and the corresponding verb; or a melody to consist of notes relating to each other. Is this “dependency-sensitivity” equally unique […]

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Dog licks again and again to his owner – so he saves her life

For Michelle Sunderland could be a temporary shock, such as a loud fire siren, in extreme cases, be fatal. Because the 30-Year-old suffers from a rare adrenal insufficiency, including Addison’s disease called. The English newspaper “Mirror”reported. This disease leads to the fact, that your suppressed adrenal production of the stress hormone cortisol. In particularly stressful […]

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Genome offers clues to esophageal cancer disparity

A change in the genome of Caucasians could explain much-higher rates of the most common type of esophageal cancer in this population, a new study finds. It suggests a possible target for prevention strategies, which preliminary work suggests could involve flavonoids derived from cranberries. “We’ve known for a long time that esophageal adenocarcinoma primarily affects […]

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Slimming starts in the mind: Mental Training increases weight loss

With mindfulness training Obesity fight Problematic eating behavior can be improved through targeted Training of mindfulness. Participants were made aware of in a course for self-criticism, self-confidence and for mindful eating, on average, about three pounds more than people not attending the course. This is evident from a recent English study. Researchers at the University […]