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Do You Hear Yanny or Laurel?
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Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? The current argument dividing opinions on social media.

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The Eurovision Song Contest is Done for Another Year: Do you feel more satisfied?
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Researchers claim to have shown a correlation between a country’s placing in the Eurovision ranks and the level of its population’s satisfaction.

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Take It From Me: Neuroscience is advancing, but we’re a long way off head transplants
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A personal but informed perspective on the topical issue of head transplants from Dr. Lindsay Collins-Praino.

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Refugee Returns to Raise Profile of Science in Kosovo
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PhD Student Egzona Morina has traveled back to her country of birth to set up BrainCamp Kosovo to engage students with neuroscience and encourage them into science careers.

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Cannabis Therapeutics: The Highs and Lows of Developing Cannabinoid Therapies
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Our knowledge of the cannabinoids and endogenous system through which they act has grown considerably in the last quarter of a century but transforming that knowledge into new drugs remains challenging.

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Study Shows Night Owls Have a 10% Higher Risk of Early Death
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Scientists study link between chronotype and death, and find night owls are at greater risk of health complications and earlier death.

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Why is a Molecule Necessary for Penile Erections Important for Brain Cell Communication?
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New research sheds light on neuronal communication and adds more detail to the current picture of brain cell communication at the synapse, and the role of the messenger molecule nitric oxide.

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Blood Tests for Brain Diseases
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Definitive diagnosis for many neurodegenerative diseases – such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) – frequently comes far too late. The “true gold standard” for diagnosis of both Alzheimer’s and CTE is through direct postmortem examination of brain tissue. Now, both researchers and athletes are working to change that.

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The Wearable Brain Scanner: New MEG helmet
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Scientists and engineers have developed a wearable MEG brain scanner.

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Prominent Neuroscientist Prof. Tom Jessell Fired Following Investigation
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Prof. Thomas Jessell, 66, who holds an endowed Chair as the Claire Tow Professor of Motor Neuron Disorders at the Zuckerman Insitute of the University of Columbia, has had his employment terminated.

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