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FDA Study Halted After Jane Goodall Objects
Bob Grant | Sep 26, 2017
The primatologist had written to the agency that the trial, which involved observing the effects of nicotine addiction in squirrel monkeys, was “cruel and unnecessary.”
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine. Age: 39
Really Bad Breath
Abby Olena | Jan 3, 2014
Tobacco hornworms release puffs of nicotine that deter some predators.
Brain’s Nicotine Center Found
Bob Grant | Nov 15, 2013
Researchers pinpoint the interpeduncular nucleus as the home of nicotine withdrawal, suggesting that treatments targeted to region may aid smoking cessation.
Dangers of Second-Generation Smoke
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 5, 2012
Nicotine leaves epigenetic marks on the rat genome that make offspring and grand-offspring more prone to asthma.
Nicotine Protects Against Parkinson’s?
Jef Akst | Aug 3, 2011
The addictive component of cigarettes saves dopamine neurons from a Parkinson's-like decline, providing a new avenue for potential treatment.