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Mosquito pool in Windsor-Essex tests positive for rare encephalitis virus

Routine testing has detected the Eastern equine encephalitis virus in a local mosquito pool, says the Windsor-Essex County Health unit.

The result confirms the presence of the rare virus in the region. 225 more words

Local News

When Your Mate is a Sociopath

The Myers-Briggs is a personality survey that classifies people into 16 different types; the first main division is that of introverts vs extroverts. Being an introvert, I was curious as to what else this survey might say about me, so I took a free online test at… 212 more words

Mental-health

Nootropic Adaptogens and How to Use Them to Increase Cognitive Functioning

Nootropic adaptogens are substances that enhance the “state of nonspecific resistance” in stress, a physiological condition that is linked with various disorders of the neuroendocrine-immune system. 592 more words

Structure And Function

Effects of Berberine on Blood Sugar

Berberine is a chemical found in several plants including the European barberry, goldenseal, goldthread, Oregon grape, philodendron, and tree turmeric and belongs to a class of compounds called alkaloids. 485 more words

Structure And Function

A day in Salamanca - Spain

On the Tuesday of Day 6 of our cruise we were all going to Salamanca. This city is the capital of Salamanca province and is part of the Castile and León region. 805 more words

Travel

Disentangling molecular alterations from water-content changes in the aging human brain using quantitative MRI

Disentangling molecular alterations from water-content changes in the aging human brain using quantitative MRI

Reporter: Dror Nir, PhD

Authors’ list: Shir Filo, Oshrat Shtangel, Noga Salamon, Adi Kol, Batsheva Weisinger, Sagiv Shifman & Aviv A. 11,232 more words

Genome Biology

Peso da Régua and our quest to buy a jumper

A couple of days before we had berthed at  Peso da Regua around 6pm so those that wanted could  visi the Douro Museum. Muriel and I had decided not to visit.   751 more words

River Cruise