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Neurons Grow Synapses Using "Call-and-Response" Circuits
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Neurons Grow Synapses Using "Call-and-Response" Circuits

A team of scientists has found one way that neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy connections called synapses.
Universe Simulation Involves Nearly 60 Trillion Particles
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Universe Simulation Involves Nearly 60 Trillion Particles

Collectively clocking in at nearly 60 trillion particles, a newly released set of cosmological simulations is by far the biggest ever produced.
Why Did Three Teenagers Develop Psychiatric Symptoms After COVID-19?
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Why Did Three Teenagers Develop Psychiatric Symptoms After COVID-19?

Suicidal thoughts, “paranoia-like fears,” delusions and “foggy brain” have been identified in three adolescents who had mild or asymptomatic COVID-19. Now, a new study into their immune responses identifies a potential mechanism by which these symptoms emerged.
Dosing “Error” in AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial Led to New Finding
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Dosing “Error” in AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial Led to New Finding

A dosing error made during an AstraZeneca-University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial has led to a new dosage finding in mice.
Examining the Long-Term Protective Effects of Childhood Vaccination
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Examining the Long-Term Protective Effects of Childhood Vaccination

According to research, being vaccinated during childhood with the Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine against tuberculosis is not a long-term protective factor against COVID-19, despite what was thought at the beginning of the pandemic.
Word-Prediction Algorithms Mimic the Brain's Language Centers
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Word-Prediction Algorithms Mimic the Brain's Language Centers

Neuroscientists find the internal workings of next-word prediction models resemble those of language-processing centers in the brain.
Pairing Patients With the Best Antidepressant Based on Their Health History
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Pairing Patients With the Best Antidepressant Based on Their Health History

According to a new study a person’s existing medical conditions can have an influence on which antidepressant may work best.
Learning a Second Language Boosts Cognitive Function
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Learning a Second Language Boosts Cognitive Function

Learning a second language is an effective and enjoyable way to improve brain health, reports a new study. Researchers found that older adults who studied Spanish showed similar improvements in certain critical cognitive skills as did those who engaged in brain training activities.
Gender Myth Busted: Men and Women Show Same Emotional Variation
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Gender Myth Busted: Men and Women Show Same Emotional Variation

Contrary to widely held gender stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers say. Feelings such as enthusiasm, nervousness or strength are often interpreted differently between the two genders. It’s what being “emotional” means to men vs. women that is part of a new study that dispels these biases.
Metabolic Memory Plays a Part in Breast Cancer Relapse
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Metabolic Memory Plays a Part in Breast Cancer Relapse

Researchers have analyzed tumor cells and have identified molecular targets for therapies that could prevent breast cancer recurrence.
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