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Princeton-Intel collaboration builds new software to decode brain scans

Princeton-Intel collaboration builds new software to decode brain scans

Study: Adolescents who report daytime sleepiness more likely to commit crimes in adulthood

Study: Adolescents who report daytime sleepiness more likely to commit crimes in adulthood

Daytime sleepiness during teenage years linked to criminal offenses later in life

Daytime sleepiness during teenage years linked to criminal offenses later in life

Listening technique for cochlear implant users in noisy situations

Listening technique for cochlear implant users in noisy situations

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Brain scans could improve prediction of problem drug use among teenagers

Brain scans could improve prediction of problem drug use among teenagers

Fingerprint-like pattern that evolves during development provides clues to mental health problems

Fingerprint-like pattern that evolves during development provides clues to mental health problems

Study finds Mediterranean foods as key to reduce pain linked to obesity

Study finds Mediterranean foods as key to reduce pain linked to obesity

Review focuses on benefits of mindfulness in aging populations

Review focuses on benefits of mindfulness in aging populations

Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorders more likely to misidentify facial expressions

Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorders more likely to misidentify facial expressions

Caffeine cannot prevent memory deficits linked to alcohol consumption, study finds

Caffeine cannot prevent memory deficits linked to alcohol consumption, study finds

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

Researchers provide insight into causes of left or right-handedness

Researchers provide insight into causes of left or right-handedness

Exclusion from virtual group has negative impact on real-life social behaviour, research shows

Exclusion from virtual group has negative impact on real-life social behaviour, research shows

Weak working memory and impulse control pose serious risk for later substance abuse in adolescents

Weak working memory and impulse control pose serious risk for later substance abuse in adolescents

Study: Physicians more likely to prescribe antibiotics when patients' expectations are high

Study: Physicians more likely to prescribe antibiotics when patients' expectations are high

Why do children with autism make less eye contact?

Why do children with autism make less eye contact?

High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

Brain SPECT imaging can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, new report reveals

Brain SPECT imaging can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, new report reveals

Carving a career in science

Carving a career in science