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Brain Connections Help Shape Religious Beliefs

Building on previous evidence showing that religious belief involves cognitive activity that can be mapped to specific brain regions, a new study has found...

Quitting Facebook — what’s behind the new trend to leave social...

If you are ready to commit "virtual identity suicide," delete your Facebook account, and say good-bye to social networking sites, you are not alone. A...
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Why Do Black Women Have A Higher Risk of Death from...

Among a group of women with symptoms of angina who were tested for a suspected coronary blockage, nearly 3 times as many black women...

Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes Regenerate Liver Function

Researchers have generated functional hepatocytes from human stem cells, transplanted them into mice with acute liver injury, and shown the ability of these stem-cell...

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can affect quality of life

New Rochelle, NY, February 25, 2011 -- Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), an inflammatory disorder of the thyroid, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism, but a study has suggested that even when thyroid function is normal, HT may increase sympt...

Faster, scalable method for producing AAV-based gene transfer vectors

New Rochelle, NY, January 5, 2011 -- A new, simplified method for producing large amounts of viral vector cassettes capable of shuttling genes into host cells will help advance the promising field of gene therapy as applications move into la...

Seminal papers on election law and election administration

New Rochelle, NY, December 21, 2010 -- A festschrift honoring Daniel H. Lowenstein, a pioneering legal scholar, Professor at UCLA School of Law, and Founding Co-Editor of Election Law Journal, who devoted his career to advancing election la...

Field of astrobiology more vital than ever

New Rochelle, NY, December 7, 2010 -- NASA-funded research has uncovered a new life form on Earth, a microorganism that can not only survive but can thrive and reproduce by metabolizing arsenic, a chemical that is highly toxic for most other ea...

Childhood obesity linked to increased risk of adult cardiovascular and metabolic...

New Rochelle, NY, November 19, 2010 -- Mounting evidence linking childhood obesity to an increasing risk of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other cardiovascular and metabolic disorders in adulthood is clearly presented in a comprehensiv...

Women’s unique connection to nature is explored in special issue of...

New Rochelle, NY, October 29, 2010 -- Women experience and interact with their natural surroundings in ways that differ from men. The way in which those differences affect a woman's sense of self, body image, and drive to protect and preserve...

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