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Muting Marijuana's High: Pot Without the Impairment

As legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado, researchers have discovered a natural hormone that can block the drug’s high.<p>The hormone, known as …

Immunotoxin 3B3-PE38 Could Kill HIV-Infected Cells

A toxin created by scientists is able to kill cells where HIV is replicating despite antiretroviral therapy, a new mouse study shows.<p>The findings suggest that the genetically modified bacterial toxin, called 3B3-PE38 and created in 1998, could be used as a complement to antiretroviral therapy …

Contact with protein dooms traveling cancer cells - Futurity

Attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, annihilates metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream, new research …

The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath

One afternoon in October 2005, neuroscientist James Fallon was looking at brain scans of serial killers. As part of a research project at UC Irvine, …

Nobel Winners Decoded How Neurons And Cells Talk To Each Other

The three scientists who shared this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine all made discoveries that illuminate how the body's cells communicate.<p>The research has sweeping implications for our understanding of how nerves in the brain transmit signals, how the immune system attacks pathogens …

Orgasm for dummies: Neuroscience explains why sex feels good

New brain studies explain how pleasure really works — and the amazing science behind amazing pleasure<p>Before I realized what was happening, the patient reached down between my legs and grabbed my genitals. It was 1985, in the middle of the night during my medicine internship. I was working about 110 …

The Brain "Sees" Objects That You Don't Perceive - PsyBlog

A new study shows how much visual input the brain processes, but we never consciously see.<p>Every day, when you open your eyes in the morning, there is …

When schools offer healthy snacks, kids eat them - Futurity

When given the option, school children will choose healthy snacks over unhealthy ones, and their overall diets improve.

Your brain sees things you don’t

Our brains process visual input that we never consciously perceive. A study challenges currently accepted models about how the brain processes visual …

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PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's …