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Alpha1a adrenergic receptors, survival, and cancer

Collette et al. "Chronic Alpha-1A adrenergic receptor stimulation increases lifespan and reduces the overall incidence of cancer in mice" Saturday, Nov 12, 2011, 55.10.It's time to kick off this neuroblogging experience with something that you might not initially think is associated specifically with neuroscience: lifespan and cancer...

November 13, 2011 — Scicurious

Sheril Kirshenbaum on Why We Kiss

Sheril Kirshenbaum, science writer and author of The Science of Kissing , has an interesting discussion on why we kiss and how kisses work to stimulate chemistry between two people: A kiss puts two people in very close proximity...

November 11, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

Vote for the Most Annoying Earworm [Poll]

We solicited readers' nominations for the most annoying earworms yesterday via Facebook. We winnowed the list and now are presenting the poll below to ask readers to vote for the worst, most tiresome earworm plaguing us, thanks to supermarket music, radio and TV jingles, waiting room speakers and so on...

November 11, 2011 — THE EDITORS

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