Archive for the 'Science News' Category

How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay By Gretchen Reynolds in The New YorK Times on November 16, 2016.

Credit: Getty Images

Record-low sea ice as Arctic temperatures soar

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Record-low sea ice as Arctic temperatures soar By Daniel de Vries on nthe World Socialist Web Site on November 22, 2016.

Sea ice extent this year compared to long term average

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back on the Science Alert website on
March 18 2015.

How sex rules our dreams: Gritty, emotional, smelly and dirty: new evidence supports Freud’s long-debunked theory that sex fuels our dreams

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How sex rules our dreams: Gritty, emotional, smelly and dirty: new evidence supports Freud’s long-debunked theory that sex fuels our dreams by Patrick McNamara on the aeons website.

How the First Farmers Changed History

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How the First Farmers Changed History By Carl Zimmer in The New York Times on October 17, 2016.

A fossilized skeleton of a human who was buried beneath a floor in a family home in Ain Ghazal, a 10,000-year-old farming village in Jordan.

CreditC. Blair/The Ain Ghazal Archaeological Project

There’s Such a Thing as Too Much Neuroscience

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  There’s Such a Thing as Too Much Neuroscience By John C. Markowitz in The New York Times on October 14, 2016.

LEANDRO CASTELAO

Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory on the Science Daily website on September 18, 2016.

NFL medical adviser discusses league’s plans for new neuroscience research

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Q&A: NFL medical adviser discusses league’s plans for new neuroscience research By Meredith Wadman on the Science Magazine website on September 19, 2016.

The repetitive head trauma that is common in professional football is a risk factor for the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies on the News Wire.com Website on September 19, 2016.

The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative: Global coordination and collaboration among large-scale brain research projects will accelerate progress toward understanding and treating the brain on the News Wire.com website on September 19, 2016

Finding your way around in an uncertain world

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Finding your way around in an uncertain world on the Science News website on September 19, 2016.

Prof. Bernd Kuhn, Dr. Akihiro Funamizu and Prof. Kenji Doya.

In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout: Was it Sabotage?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View:  In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout by Sandra Guzman on the NBC News website on september 22, 2016.

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Conference to Discuss Latest Research on Neurobiology of Mental Illness

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Conference to Discuss Latest Research on Neurobiology of Mental Illness: On October 7, scientists, clinicians, policy makers and patients will join together in an all-day forum to discuss new scientific understandings of psychiatric disorders on the New York Academy of Science website on September 19, 2016.

What you see is not always what you get

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: What you see is not always what you get on the Medical Xpress website on
September 19, 2016.

More information: Aris Fiser et al. Experience-dependent spatial expectations in mouse visual cortex, Nature Neuroscience (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nn.4385

On th Subject of Loneliness

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

lonelinesshealthClick Here to Read:  Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness By Katie Hafner in The New York Times on September 5, 2016.

Click Here to Read: The Avalanche of Distrust by David Brooks in The New York Times on September 13, 2016,

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Female Scientists Turn to Data to Fight Lack of Representation on Panels

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Female Scientists Turn to Data to Fight Lack of Representation on Panels
By Apoorva Manndavilli in The New York Times on September 5, 2016.

Loneliness can be depressing, but it may have helped humans survive

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Loneliness can be depressing, but it may have helped humans survive By Marta Zaraska in the Washington Post on September 4, 2016.

(Patrik Svensson for The Washington Post)

Warming of Earth proceeding at unprecedented pace

Monday, September 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:   Warming of Earth proceeding at unprecedented pace By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on September 3, 2016.

Source: Goddard Insititue for Space Studies

New Study Suggests That Dogs Can Understand What You’re Saying

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  New Study Suggests That Dogs Can Understand What You’re Saying on the ENewsBreak website on September 3, 2016.

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun” Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical By Justin Gillis in The New York Times on September 3, 2016.