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When you smoke every day, this is what happens to your body

If you smoke every day, chances are you know your nicotine habit isn’t good for your health. From educational videos meant to dissuade kids from picking up the habit to concerned friends and family members rattling off the latest statistics, nicotine-lovers are well-aware of the fact that smoking every day is far from the best […]

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Masking your kids during COVID-19

Do you or don’t you wear a mask? If you do, what material is best? And what about children? Questions around masks during the COVID-19 pandemic abound, especially in light of the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that all Americans wear masks in public settings. “The direction around face […]

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Controlling your home with the power of thought

Walking across the room to switch on a light—such a simple everyday activity involves enormously complex computations by the brain as it requires interpretation of the scene, control of the gait and planning upcoming movements such as the arm movement to the light switch. Neuroscientists at the German Primate Center (DPZ) – Leibniz Institute for […]

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Don’t hold your breath for a COVID-19 vaccine in 2020

Donald Trump may be “very confident” we will have a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of the year, but the rest of us should be more cautious. Billions of dollars are being spent trying to develop vaccines and treatments as a more permanent solution to the crisis than the lockdowns currently being enforced around […]