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Behavior & experience shape neurogenesis


When a group of genetically identical mice lived in the same complex enclosure for 3 months, individuals that explored the environment more grew more new neurons than less adventurous mice, according to a study published on May 9 in Science. … Continue reading

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Alternative Crops for Drylands, by Scott O’Bar I haven’t read this yet; just noticed it, but on the book’s website are some useful links, and a great collection of free PDF downloads!

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Microbes affect Weight Loss!


Surgically bypassing the stomach is not the only reason that patients this surgery quickly begin to drop pounds. Changes to the microbial make-up of their intestines also play a big role, according to a paper published in Science Translational Medicine yesterday … Continue reading

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Leukocyte set points in metabolic disease


Leukocyte set points in metabolic disease – F1000 Prime Biology Reports – F1000.

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Can Worms Alleviate Autism?


Wow~!!  Too much hygiene = autoimmunity? Can Parasitic Worms Alleviate Autism Symptoms? Can Worms Alleviate Autism? 

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