Studies

Breaking research from science, medicine and technology.

Images gathered by University of Oregon scientists using seismic waves penetrating to a depth of 300 kilometers have found an anomaly that likely is the volcanic mantle plume of the Galapagos Islands. It’s not where geologists and computer modeling had assumed. …read more Source: EurekAlert

The probability of blindness due to the serious eye disease glaucoma has decreased by nearly half since 1980, according to a study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The researchers speculate that advances in diagnosis and therapy are …

A viral pathogen that typically infects plants has been found in honeybees and could help explain their decline. Researchers working in the U.S. and Beijing, China report their findings in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Struggling to remember information presented months earlier is a source of anxiety for students the world over. New research published in Psychological Science suggests that a computer-based individualized study schedule could be the solution. The study findings show that personalized review helped students remember significantly …

The development of physical aggression in toddlers is strongly associated genetic factors and to a lesser degree with the environment, according to a new study led by Eric Lacourse of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine Hospital. Lacourse’s worked with …

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