Beauty products catch the eye

Photo: Dong Jun / SHINE   Beauty products catch the eye China International Import Expo Women wandering past the pavilions of the China International Import Expo couldn’t help being attracted by the well-decorated booths of beauty brands where they could ...

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Dopamine primes the brain for enhanced vigilance

MIT neuroscientists have discovered a neural circuit that helps the brain focus on potential threats Image: Christine Daniloff   Dopamine primes the brain for enhanced vigilance Neuroscientists discover a circuit that helps redirect attention to focus on potential threats. Anne ...

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Finding answers at a galactic fountain

Composite image of the Abell 2597 galaxy cluster showing the fountain-like flow of gas powered by the supermassive black hole in the central galaxy. (Credit: ALMA [ESO/NAOJ/NRAO], Tremblay et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton; NASA/Chandra; ESO/VLT)   Finding answers at a ...

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Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”?

USC researcher to investigate how exercise impacts cognitive function in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.   Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”? Some call it “chemo brain;” others, “chemo fog.” Science-types refer to it as “chemo-related cognitive impairment” ...

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E.T., we’re home

An MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could emit a beacon strong enough to attract attention from as far as 20,000 light years away. Image: MIT News   E.T., we’re home Existing laser technology could be fashioned into ...

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