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New research shows how fast our brains are at ‘recording’ new words

How much time does a brain need to learn a new word? A team of Skoltech researchers and their colleagues monitored changes in brain activity associated with learning new words

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Report raises concerns about climate change and health in Connecticut

The Yale School of Public Health’s Center on Climate Change and Health released a new report today on changing conditions in Connecticut that, left untreated, could have serious long-term health

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Dating app users spend just one second on profiles

Dating app users spend just one second making a decision about potential partners, according to new research. Cognitive psychologists from the Universities of Lincoln and Swansea recreated dating app situations

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The hormone glucagon may be a warning light for diabetes

Up to one in four Danes has an unhealthy accumulation of fat in the liver, also known as fatty liver. Fatty liver is rarely the cause of symptoms in itself,

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Researchers release a new app to promote the inclusion of people with intellectual disability

The Institute for Research on Well-being Policies (Poliwelfare) of the University of Valencia, a partner of European project Mind Inclusion 2.0, has developed the app Mind Inclusion 2.0, to promote

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Improving immunity through exercise – new advice on lowering infection impact

New advice to help healthcare professionals promote exercise as a way of improving immunity has been launched by medical experts and exercise scientists. The aim is to guide GPs, nurses

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Neurons in the brainstem entice mice to keep snacking

As anyone who’s ever mindlessly munched through an entire bag of chips can attest, it’s easy to keep eating once you start. Just putting something tasty in your mouth makes

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