Sunday, June 8, 2014

Science this week (June 2-8, 2014)

The difference between resilience and depression is in the neural connections of the prefrontal cortex.

Bacterial flora plays a major role in malnutrition, and they're persistent.

Rats can sniff out landmines with 100% accuracy:

Humans are to blame for Ice Age animal extinction, not climate change.

Bromine is essential for human and animal life.

Fake sugar makes a pretty good insecticide.

Researchers have discovered brain cells able to tell stem cells to develop more neurons.

Why you need to let your kids get dirty.

Transplanted neurons flourished over ten years in the brains of people with Parkinson's.

Drinking tea reduces breast cancer risk.

And for my sister - knitting is good for your brain, blood pressure, and overall well-being:

And some non-biology science news:

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