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Turning Bad Memories Into Good Ones, And Vice Versa? Turning Bad Memories Into Good Ones, And Vice Versa?
  • September 1st, 2014
  • Negative emotions linked to memories may not be as hard-wired as previously thought.

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Featured Research

Turning Bad Memories Into Good Ones, And Vice Versa?

Turning Bad Memories Into Good Ones, And Vice Versa?

Negative emotions linked to memories may not be as hard-wired as previously thought.

The Secrets Of Life Underground

The Secrets Of Life Underground

The genome of the Damaraland mole rat provides an insight into the adaptations required for life underground.

How α-Catenin Converts Force Into Biochemical Signals

How α-Catenin Converts Force Into Biochemical Signals

Magnetic tweezers have allowed scientists to unravel what happens when α-catenin is stretched.

Drug-Resistant Malaria Threatens Southeast Asia

Drug-Resistant Malaria Threatens Southeast Asia

Drug-resistant malaria parasites, requiring a longer duration of treatment, have emerged in Southeast Asia.

Superabsorbing Light With Quantum Dots

Superabsorbing Light With Quantum Dots

Quantum technology inspired by algae could aid the development of ‘super-absorbers’ for energy storage.

Copper Nanowires Made Into Flexible Conductors

Copper Nanowires Made Into Flexible Conductors

A drop of PVA converts oxidation-prone copper nanowires into a robust and flexible conductive material.

Beating Lithium-Ion Batteries Flat

Beating Lithium-Ion Batteries Flat

Common elements such as sodium and iron could replace rare-earth metals in batteries of the future.

Replicating Photosynthesis For Sustainable Fuels

Replicating Photosynthesis For Sustainable Fuels

The discovery of a protein that can mimic photosynthesis could lead to a cheaper and safer way of manufacturing hydrogen fuel.

Abalone Could Treat Herpes Virus Infections

Abalone Could Treat Herpes Virus Infections

A serendipitous observation led to the discovery that hemocyanins in abalone blood could treat herpes simplex infections.

Of Bees, Mites and Viruses

Of Bees, Mites and Viruses

A study documents the spread of bee-killing viruses through New Zealand via the parasitic mite Varroa destructor.