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Memory-Altering Drug, Keeps Good Times, Kills Bad...
A drug that seems to dampen bad memories, while leaving other memories in tact, may one day be used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. Previously, scientists knew that a stress hormone called cortisol affects people’s ability to form new memories and decrease negative emotions that might have been associated with them. But they thought once memories had solidified, they could no...
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Plastic-eating fungi may solve landfill problems
Just when you thought that plastic waste was never going to break down in the environment, along comes Mother Nature to solve the problem. The Amazon contains more species of flora and fauna than virtually anywhere else on earth. In a report by NZ Herald it was stated that a group of students from Yale University found a species which appears to be happy eating plastic in airless landfills. The...
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