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Can't Touch This Feeling

Primates can now move and sense the textures of objects using only their thoughts

December 1, 2011 — Sharon Begley

The Mind's Hidden Switches

Eric J. Nestler, director of the Friedman Brain Institute at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, talks about his article in the December issue of Scientific American magazine on epigenetics and human behavior, called "Hidden Switches in the Mind"...

November 22, 2011 — Steve Mirsky

Fever Increases Numbers of Immune Cells

Fever can play a variety of roles, such as inhibiting pathogen replication. It also apparently increases the population of killer T cells of the immune system. Christopher Intagliata reports...

November 15, 2011
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