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Far conoscere la “nakba” degli ebrei dei paesi arabi contribuirebbe alla pace e alla...

Aver taciuto e ignorato la sorte e le sofferenze degli ebrei cacciati dai paesi arabi ha favorito manicheismo e intransigenza Una delle principali cause note dell’attuale ondata di antisemitismo in Europa e in altri posti...

Keep calm and carry on: Scientists make first serotonin measurements in humans

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have begun to unravel how serotonin acts, based on data collected in a first-of-its-kind experiment that utilized electrochemical probes implanted into the brain of awake human...

Using optogenetics and holographic projection, scientists aim to implant perceptions in brain

What if we could edit the sensations we feel; paste in our brain pictures that we never saw, cut out unwanted pain or insert non-existent scents into memory? University of California, Berkeley neuroscientists are building...

Risk factors developed after loss of spouse could increase likelihood of ‘dying of a...

Widowed individuals are more likely to exhibit risk factors linked to cardiovascular illness and death in the three-month period following a spouse's death, according to a new study from Rice University. This could make a...

Discovering crucial role of protein that could stop HPV virus infection

New drugs in the early stages of development by pharmaceutical companies could have an extra benefit – the ability to cancel out HPV virus, which can cause cervical cancer and skin conditions. Scientists at the...

Belief in Fake Causes of Cancer is Rife

Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife, according to new research from UCL and the University of Leeds. The findings, published today in the European Journal of Cancer, show that out of 1,330 people...

Lipid Accumulation in Brain May Be an Early Sign of Parkinson’s

A collaborative team of researchers at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, and Oxford University has found that elevated levels of certain types of lipids (fat molecules) in the brain may be an...

Contrary to Popular Belief, Smiling Makes You Look Older

In the adverts for anti-ageing skin products, everyone is smiling, positively blooming with youthfulness. A canny move by the marketeers you might think – after all, past research has found most of us believe...

Link Between Exercise and Appetite Loss Explained

Ever wonder why intense exercise temporarily curbs your appetite? In research described in today’s issue of PLOS Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers reveal that the answer is all in your head—more specifically, your...

How Pleasure Affects Our Brains

Every day we make a range of choices in the pursuit of pleasure: we do things that make us feel good or work in a specific job because it’s rewarding or pays well. These...