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Neurons that fire together, don’t always wire together

As the adage goes “neurons that fire together, wire together,” but a new paper published today in Neuron demonstrates that, in addition to response similarity, projection target also constrains local connectivity. Researchers from the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre have been looking to elucidate the rules of connectivity of neurons in the neocortex with the long term

9 Sangria Recipes That Are Perfect for Cooler Months

People always assume sangrias can only be had during the hot, sunny summer months. Don’t get me wrong, they are great during the summer and one of my favorite ways to use up all the fruit I pick up at the farmers market. But you know what else is superabundant during the cooler fall months?

5 Keto Smoothies That Will Help You Lose Weight

Smoothies are kind of amazing. They’re a quick and easy way to grab some food when you’re on the go, they help you get a bunch of nutrients at once, and, of course, they taste pretty awesome. But when you’re on a high-fat, low-carb diet like keto, it’s natural to wonder if you can even

Do you perceive smells that aren’t there?

Phantom odor perception (POP) describes the experience of smelling something — perhaps burning hair or an ashtray — that is not there. This experience is well documented, but very little specific research has been carried out. Scientists of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) recently

So, you’ve run that race. Now what?

So, you've run The Sun-Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac. But how do you avoid limping into work on Monday morning, or – worse – needing to stop by Prince of Wales hospital on your way home? The good news is you probably haven't messed up your chance of a solid recovery at this point. How to make sure

Scientists find that common dietary elements cure lethal infections, eliminating the need for antibiotics

Antibiotic use is driving an epidemic of antibiotic resistance, as more susceptible bacteria are killed but more resilient strains live on and multiply with abandon. But if antibiotics aren’t the end-all solution for infectious disease, what is? Salk Institute researchers report that giving mice dietary iron supplements enabled them to survive a normally lethal bacterial

Science-based diet tips that really work

(HealthDay)—There’s no shortage of good diet advice, but the following tips have scientific research to support them. For starters, take the advice to never go shopping hungry one step further by eating a piece of fruit before you go. Researchers found this encouraged people to buy 25 percent more produce. It’s always a good idea

Common middle names that deserve to be first names

There’s no question that one of the first big challenges new parents face is naming their little bundle of joy. Not only do new parents have to choose the perfect first name for their little one, they’re also tasked with choosing a fitting middle name that will perfectly compliment both the first and last name