Archive for the 'Science News' Category

Why Vera Rubin Deserved a Nobel

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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Click  Here to Read: Why Vera Rubin Deserved a Nobel By Lisa Randall in The New YorK Times on January 4, 2017.

1 in 6 Americans Are Now on Psychiatric Medication

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

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Click Here to Read: 1 in 6 Americans Are Now on Psychiatric Medication by By Dr. Mercola on the Mercola.com website on December 29, 2016.

The Power of Concentration

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Power of Concentration By Maria Konnikova in The New York Times on December 15, 2012.

A drawing of Sherlock Holmes by Sidney Paget from 1891 in The Strand Magazine.CreditTime Life Pictures/Mansell via Getty Images

Depression is All in Your Head — And Now Doctors Know Exactly

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Depression is All in Your Head — And Now Doctors Know Exactly Where Second Nexus Staff on the Second Nexis website on December 15, 2016.

The approximate location of the orbitofrontal cortex. (Credit: Source.)

Octopuses and the Puzzle of Aging

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Octopuses and the Puzzle of Aging By Peter Godfrey-Smith in The New York Times on December 2, 2016.

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Japan Is Obsessed With Climate Change. Young People Don’t Get It.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Japan Is Obsessed With Climate Change. Young People Don’t Get It. By Tatiana Schlossberg in The New York Times on December 5, 2016.

Earth Parade 2015 in Tokyo, which was held to call attention to the fight against climate change.

Credit: Franck Robichon/European Pressphoto Agency

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.

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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