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DFMB (Deep Fried Mars® Bars) research update
DFMB (Deep Fried Mars® Bars) research update ● A 2014 paper published in the Scottish Medical Journal elucidated (for the first time) the acute effects of a Deep Fried Mars® Bars (DFMBs) on brain vasculature. Since then, research involving DFMBs has not ceased. A 2016 study from Dr Christine Knight at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, has (again, for ... [ click to read full item ]
The Elephant in the Image [new study]
The Elephant in the Image [new study] ● Can state-of -the-art visual analysis software always be relied on to find the elephant in an image? Akshay Raj Dhamija and colleagues at the VAST lab (Vision And Security Technology) at the Department of Computer Science, at University of Colorado, at Colorado Springs, US. have recently investigated the robustness of automated ... [ click to read full item ]
The possibilities of math(s) genes [new study]
The possibilities of math(s) genes [new study] ● If you experience any difficulties in visualising the implications of equations like these  . . . – could your genetic makeup be sub-optimal? They’re from a new study published in bioRxiv which examines Genetic Associations with Mathematics Tracking and Persistence in Secondary School  The research project . . . (from ... [ click to read full item ]

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