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May 13, 2013

 

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Human Brain Cells Successfully Grown In Mice

New experimental results could be good news for those suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.

December 3, 2010

 

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fMRIs Could Help Diagnose Autism More Accurately

Could brain scans be used to detect autism? A new Yale School of Medicine study is using fMRI images to map the brain of autism patients.

December 2, 2010

 

A man getting his brain scanned

Could A Brain Scan Help Diagnose Autism?

Researchers are experimenting with different kinds of brain scan they hope could help predict autism.

June 2, 2008

 

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Autism and Contagious Yawning

While the communicability of the yawn is not one of the most pressing issues in modern medicine, scientists still have few clues about why it happens.

February 25, 2008

 

People Interacting at Dinner

The Chemistry of Trust

Trust is essential to social interaction among humans. However, have you ever wondered why we trust other people at all?

May 21, 2007

 

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The Male Fertility Clock

Medically speaking, it's generally known that when it comes to being pregnant and giving birth, younger is better. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Science and the Media

Learn about the controversial role the media plays in the world of science.

November 19, 2004

 

Vaccines Not Linked to Autism

Is there really a link between autism and vaccines? Find the truth, on this Moment of Science.

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