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PayPal founder bankrolls 3-D printed meat

(Phys.org) -- A Missouri-based company may have an impact on environmental issues raised by nations of meat-eaters and populations bearing the brunt of world hunger with an alternative, bioprinted meat. According ...

Aug 20, 2012 report
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Noisy youngsters pay the ultimate price

(PhysOrg.com) -- Babies crying with hunger may attract annoyed looks from bystanders, but in the bird world noisily crying nestlings are likely to pay the ultimate price, according to the authors of a new ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Rats move toward the food but do not eat

Scientists led a rat to the fatty food, but they couldn't make it eat. Using an animal model of binge eating, University of Missouri researchers discovered that deactivating the basolateral amygdala, a brain ...

Sep 08, 2009
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Sleep may keep you thin: studies

The secret of staying thin could be at least partly down to a good night's rest, an international conference on obesity heard in Amsterdam on Thursday.

May 07, 2009
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Digging into our consciousness

Dr. Antonio Damasio, a neuroscientist and director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, is best known for his pioneering work on how the brain generates emotion and how emotion, ...

May 18, 2011
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Sleep loss limits fat loss

Cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting, according to a study published October 5, 2010, in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Oct 04, 2010
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Could our minds be tricked into satisfying our stomachs?

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that the key to losing ...

Jul 13, 2010
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