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Brain filters out useless info, study finds

January 20, 2010 • 2
When video game players are robbing a bank or strolling the crime-ridden streets of downtown Miami while playing “Grand Theft Auto,” they are focusing on the police in their way and the firearms in their hands, not the birds in the sky or the billboards on the skyline. This is a prime example of how »
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A new frontier in bone treatment

January 13, 2010 • 0
For many people, bones are smooth, white rocks — dead deposits of calcium that keep humans standing taller than our hairier relatives. But skeletons are alive, and when bones are broken, the body works to bridge the gap. In a 2008 study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Yale researchers found that »