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2012-05-14 10:21:22

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania researchers have discovered a mechanism involving the neurotransmitter dopamine that switches fruit fly behavior from being active during the day (diurnal) to nocturnal.

2012-05-08 13:47:06

In the eyes of young college men, it's more unethical to use steroids to get an edge in sports than it is to use prescription stimulants to enhance one's grades.

2012-05-03 09:08:22

Parkinson's disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans.

Are You A Lazy Slacker? You May Have Been Born That Way
2012-05-02 14:00:13

New brain research suggests lazy people could be naturally born that way. Researchers found evidence which suggests a person’s willingness to work hard and make money are tied to specific chemicals in 3 areas of the brain.

2012-04-30 13:08:17

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have determined how specific circuitry in the brain controls not only body movement but also motivation and learning, providing new insight into neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease—and psychiatric disorders such as addiction and depression.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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