Old animals injected with the hormone component klotho learn and remember better

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The discovery of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in 1991, which permits non-invasive imaging of brain function, and the wide availability of scanners for research starting in about 2000 fueled claims that what we would learn about the brain and behavior would transform and perhaps revolutionize criminal law

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Companies want to replace addictive painkillers and help people detox from opioids

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Addiction changes the brain in lasting ways, and some brains are more vulnerable than others

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But he may struggle to get his way without hard evidence of what, exactly, needs regulating

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Pain in the Machine

July 17, 2017

Pain leads to empathy and self-preservation: should we make robots ‘feel’ it?

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An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development

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Whether caused by a car accident or repeated blows to your cranium from high-contact sports, traumatic brain injury can be permanent. There are no drugs to reverse the cognitive decline and memory loss, and any surgical interventions must be carried out within hours to be effective, according to the current medical wisdom. But a compound previously used to enhance memory in mice may offer hope

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