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Tobacco smoking impacts teens' brains, study shows

Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S., with more than 400,000 deaths each year attributable to smoking or its consequences. And yet teens still smoke. Indeed, smoking usually begins ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Gene variants in autism linked to brain development

New research on the genomics of autism confirms that the genetic roots of the disorder are highly complicated, but that common biological themes underlie this complexity. In the current study, researchers have implicated ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Genetics
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Trial and error: The brain learns from mistakes

In the developing brain, countless nerve connections are made which turn out to be inappropriate and as a result must eventually be removed. The process of establishing a neuronal network does not always prove precise or ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Neuroscience
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