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Why Antidepressant May Be Effective in Postpartum Depression

Drug reverses stress-induced brain changes governing motivation and reward An antidepressant commonly prescribed for women with postpartum depression may restore connections between cells in brain regions that are negatively affected […]

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Controlling a material with voltage

Technique could let a small electrical signal change materials’ electrical, thermal, and optical characteristics. A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied […]

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Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

A novel temperature-dependent coating on white LEDs creates warmer colors when the lights are dimmed When the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded this October to three Japanese-born scientists […]

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A revolution in higher education

Sanjay Sarma is leading an educational revolution now underway in higher education. “Michelangelo didn’t attend a semester of lectures,” says Sanjay Sarma, “he learned in the studio with a master […]