Science News: Our Weekly Picks From Around the Web

Parents can forget about teaching, kids call the shots
Parents fretting about brain-training their babies have been told to relax – children are like “dandelions” that will flourish almost regardless of what you do.
http://www.heraldsun.com.au  02/27/2012

A whiff of rosemary gives your brain a boost
Could the smell of rosemary enhance your time on a crossword puzzle? It’s possible, according to a new study.
http://bodyodd.msnbc.msn.com  02/25/2012

Brain Cancer Vaccine Being Tested in Miami
41-year-old Cathy Hoffman-Booker of Weston is the first patient in Florida to try a new vaccine for GBM or glioblastoma multiformae, the most aggressive type of brain tumor.
http://www.nbcmiami.com  02/26/2012

Memory Formation Triggered by Stem Cell Development
Researchers at the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics have discovered an answer to the long-standing mystery of how brain cells can both remember new memories while also maintaining older ones.
http://www.sciencedaily.com  02/24/2012

Exercise your brain (not your eyes) to keep your vision healthy
Even as your eyes get old, there might be a way to fight Presbyopia by keeping your brain spry.
http://io9.com  02/25/2012

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