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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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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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Bach Worse Than His Bite? Crocodile Listens to Classical Music in MRI Machine
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Scientists overcame technical challenges to test the crocodile’s response to visual and auditory stimuli, including playing classical music to the animal.

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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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