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Study found that playing videogames is good for kids

Children will have now strong scientific arguments to ask their parents to not disturb then when playing video games and even to receive more games to play !  A study found  that gaming is good to improve some important abilities – as problem solving or communications – giving them a chance to be better students in their daily work at school. In other words, gaming plays a role in education.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Discoveries

Reversing the aging process is not an utopia anymore, a scientific discovery proved

There is a hope now to unlock the mystery of how to reverse the aging process. Scientists from the University of NSW and Harvard Medical School in the US city of Boston discovered that a natural compound found in fruit and vegetables including avocado and broccoli can help repair DNA that’s been damaged by ageing and radiation exposure.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Discoveries

A 12 year old from Georgia, rewarded for project on cancer research

Aged only 12, a Georgia (US) seventh-grader, Stephen Litt, won six awards at the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair this month for 'remarkable' science fair project on cancer research. He was inspired to do a cancer-related science fair project after some of his friends’ moms were diagnosed with breast cancer. His  project examined whether an antioxidant found in green tea could prevent breast cancer tumors in planaria.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Discoveries

The origin of consciousness was possibly discovered in the brain

Something amazing was discovered about the brain’s architecture: it’s called the ‘Crown of thorns’ neuron. More exactly, it’s about a huge brain neuron looking like a “crown of thorns” densely connected across both hemispheres, which could finally explain the origins of consciousness.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Discoveries

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