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Neuroimaging Reveals Hidden Communication Between Brain Layers During Reading

[Source: Science Daily] How is a language represented in the brain? This question is challenging, as language involves many regions throughout the brain that interact in a dynamic way. For instance, when people read a word, they combine ‘bottom-up’ (lower … Continue reading


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Lego Starts Recycling Programs For Its Plastic Bricks

[Source:  Washington Post] Lego is looking to keep its plastic bricks out of the trash. The Danish toymaker is testing a way for customers to ship their unwanted bricks back and get them into the hands of other kids. It … Continue reading


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Severe Morning Sickness May Be Risk Factor for Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study discovers children whose mothers had a severe form of a morning sickness during pregnancy were 53 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Kaiser Permanente researchers said the condition, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, … Continue reading


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New Law in California: No Class Before 8:00 AM

[Source:  Education Week] Hit the snooze button, kids. You now have a little longer to sleep in before your day starts. A new law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Sunday forbids California middle schools from ringing the opening bell before … Continue reading


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Gene Therapy for DMD Safely Preserves Muscle Function

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A gene therapy being developed at Penn Medicine to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) successfully and safely stopped the severe muscle deterioration associated with the rare, genetic disease in both small and large animal models, according to … Continue reading


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