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2010-10-20 19:01:57

Daily sleeping and eating patterns are critical to human well-being and health.

2010-10-15 17:07:46

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in conjunction with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Ca., recently reported a detailed study of the interactions of water soluble semi-conductor quantum dots (QDs) with the electro-active neuro-transmitter dopamine.

2010-07-13 16:04:37

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that prolonged exposure to a high fat diet is correlated with changes in the brain chemical dopamine within the striatum, a critical component of the brain’s reward system.

2010-07-01 11:07:24

It's a common scenario: you're on a diet, determined to give up eating cakes, but as you pass the cake counter, all resolve disappears.

2010-06-25 16:13:01

We’ve all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage.

2010-06-03 16:24:46

There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence.

2010-06-01 05:59:00

NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm, Ltd. announced today the successful enrollment and dosing in its Phase I clinical trial of ND0611.

2010-05-18 14:35:37

New research shows a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity.

2010-04-27 08:50:34

Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed an imaging protocol that allows them to visualize the activity of the brain's reward circuitry in both normal individuals and those addicted to drugs.

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2010-04-26 15:41:40

Brain scans show persistent motivation regardless of payoff.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.