E-Cigarettes and 21st Century Toxicology

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21st Century Toxicology provides a wealth of new technology that can enable faster, more accurate and more physiologically relevant eCigarette product safety assessment. And it avoids the need for animal testing.

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Instinctive Defensive Behavior is Not Simply a Reflex

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Neuroscientists explore the neurocomputation underlying survival behaviors, debunking the myth that fight-or-flight behavior is a reflex.

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Behind the Science, S2-Ep1: Classic rock & HPLC with Pat McDonald

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Every good rock band starts in the basement. So that's where we're heading ... to the basement of Waters to see the first chromatography systems! Pat McDonald, corporate fellow emeritus at Waters, tells us about Jim Waters and Waters Associates' inventions.

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Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma

Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma

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UCL neuroscientists scan brains of congenital one-handers and discover sensorimotor reorganization of the missing-hand territory, suggesting our current teaching on hard-wired brain organization may be wrong.

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Wired-up wrong: Faulty Axonal Targeting Causes Serotonin Imbalance and Depression-Like Behavior
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Columbia University researchers publish two papers in Science that capture the detrimental effect of faulty serotonergic wiring

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Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis
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Using CRISPR technology, a team of researchers has rewired stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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