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The flip side of happiness

The flip side of happiness

June Gruber was a wide-eyed graduate student in psychology and just beginning her clinical training when she met a patient who forever changed her view of...
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New gene-therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

New gene-therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

When Shane the therapy dog was hit by a Jeep, life changed for him and his guardian Taryn Sargent.
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Nobel Laureate, MD-to-be team up to shed light on epigenetic roots of cancer

Nobel Laureate, MD-to-be team up to shed light on epigenetic roots of cancer

Forty years after researchers first discovered it in fruit flies, a once-obscure cluster of proteins called PRC2 has become a key target for new cancer-...
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How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at...
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Life after death on the internet

Life after death on the internet

As our lives go digital, Jed Brubaker is studying what happens to all that data after we die.
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Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

Because of testing inefficiencies, maintenance inadequacies and other factors, diesel cars, trucks and buses worldwide emit 4.6 million tons more harmful...
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When love hurts, a placebo can help

When love hurts, a placebo can help

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you’re doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with...