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Hate to Diet? It’s How We’re Wired

Janelia Research Campus scientists have found that a set of neurons is responsible for the unpleasant feelings associated with hunger. The neurons do not drive an animal to eat, but rather teach an animal to respond to sensory cues that signal the presence of food.

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Mayo Clinic-led Research Team Identifies Master Switch for Cancer-Causing HER2 Protein

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Herceptin has been touted as a wonder drug for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease that is fueled by excess production of the HER2 protein. However, not all of these patients respond to the drug, and many who do respond eventually acquire resistance.

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Locusts Provide Insight Into Brain Response to Stimuli, Senses

By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis is learning more about the brain and how it processes information from its senses.

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Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Nepal Earthquake; Nepal Earthquake: An Anticipated Disaster

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Rare Dune Plants Thrive on Disturbance

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A demographic study of two endangered plants at Point Reyes National Seashore north of San Francisco shows that they favor recently disturbed open areas over areas that have established plant cover. The study strengthens the case for removing the beachgrass originally planted to stabilize the dunes and allowing the sand to move in response to storm surges and strong tides.

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The Cost of Staying Cool When Incomes Heat Up

The demand for more “AC” will also cause consumers to use more electricity causing stress on energy prices, infrastructure, and environmental policy, according to a new study.

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College of Nursing Study Transitions Patients, Families to Low-Sodium Diet With Electronic Salt Spoon

Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are using an electronic salt spoon to help families transition to low-sodium diets.

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Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Nepal Earthquake; World Has Lost Physical Access to Nepal's Cultural History

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Indonesian National Police Seize Major Shipment of Pangolins, Arrest Smuggler

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The Indonesian National Police’s Criminal Investigation Division (BARESKRIM MABES POLRI), the Government of Indonesia, and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) today announced the seizure of a shipment of pangolins headed to China and valued at approximately 1.8 million US dollars (USD). The pangolin smuggler involved in the case has been arrested.