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Biosafety and the Agents of Doom
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To combat harmful pathogens it is vitally important that scientists have facilities available that enable them to work on them safely. These facilities should prevent the operator from becoming infected with the agent they are working with and prevent the organism from escaping the laboratory setting and potentially initiating new outbreaks of disease.

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Italian Study Shows Being a Child of Same-Sex Parents Does Not Affect Your Development
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Study shows no difference in the development of children from same-sex couples compared to different-sex couples.

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Cannabis Oil for Epilepsy – What You Need to Know
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A small number of studies have shown that adding cannabis oil to existing medication may be effective in devastating, hard-to-treat epilepsy in children and adolescents.

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What Lies Behind Ghosts, Demons and Aliens – According to Sleep Researchers
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Sleep scientists can explain the things that go 'bump' in the night

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Scientists Explore the Molecular Mechanics that Drive us to Sleep
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Scientists describe how phosphorylation of 80 synaptic proteins drives our sleep/wake cycles

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The Ionic Basis for Electrosensation In Sharks and Skates
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Neuroscientists have identified the ionic basis for electroreception in sharks and their relatives, skates.

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Why do Humans Have Such Large Brains? Our Study Suggests Ecology Was the Driving Force
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Most animals have brains in proportion to their body size – species with larger bodies often have larger brains. But the human brain is almost six times bigger than expected for our bodies.

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King of Pop Inspired Moves Means More Visits to the Doc
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Neurosurgeons raise awareness of the stresses of extreme dance moves on the spine

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A Hangover Pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise
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Scientists create capsules filled with natural enzymes usually found in liver cells to help the body process the alcohol faster.

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