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Hormone Affects “Runner’s High”

By Tracy Vence | September 2, 2015

Leptin, the satiety hormone produced by fat, affects neuronal signaling in the mouse brain; interference with this pathway can influence the rewarding effects of running in the animals.

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Adapting to Elevated CO2

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | September 1, 2015

High carbon dioxide levels can irreversibly rev up a cyanobacterium’s ability to fix nitrogen over the long term, a study finds.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2015

Brain Storms, Orphan, Maize for the Gods, and Paranoid.

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Dr. Hearing

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

James Hudspeth talks brain processing and hearing in this video from Rockefeller University.

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Handicapable

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2015

Meet Tilak Ratnanather, the deaf biomedical engineer who mentors hard-of-hearing students headed for STEM careers.

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Hear and Now

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2015

Auditory research advances worth shouting about

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Hearing Discrepancy Probed

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

Common in vitro experiments have distorted the true mechanics of mammalian hair cell stereocilia.

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Human Hearing: A Primer

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses

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Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2015

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology University of California, Riverside. Age: 44

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Lending an Ear

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2015

Until recently, auditory brainstem implants have been restricted to patients with tumors on their auditory nerves.

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