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"All I Really Want to Do Is Sleep"

A recent article in NYTimes [1] declared that the rising rate of suicides among our baby boomer generation now made suicides, by raw numbers alone, a bigger killer than motor vehicle accidents!...

May 13, 2013 — Samyukta Mullangi

Growing old with NF-kB

Aging happens. As you get older, your body slows down, eventually your brain slows down, too. Some things go gradually, and some go suddenly.To many people, this might seem like a pretty random process...

May 13, 2013 — Scicurious

The Incredible Importance of Mom

Imagine that you're an infant monkey, and you've just been thrown into a cage after several hours in isolation. You've been deprived of food, so you're starving.

May 12, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum

Ticklish laughter tickles your brain  Neuroscience can be lots of fun, but perhaps even more so when researchers study the brain’s Laughter Perception Network...

May 10, 2013 — Susana Martinez-Conde

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May 10, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum

The Next Taboo?

JZ, It took me all week to think of an answer to the question you posed in the previous post, “what practices are banal today, but in 100 years will seem unspeakably immoral?”  My gut response was to say boxing.  I figured that we are becoming increasingly sensitive to acts of bodily harm of all [...]..

May 10, 2013 — Adam Waytz

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