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Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm
Catherine Offord | May 11, 2018
The woman’s own cartilage was used to construct the transplant after she lost her left ear in a car crash.
Transgenerational Trauma Passed Down from WWII Evacuees
Jef Akst | Nov 29, 2017
The daughters of Finnish women separated from their parents as children during World War II have higher rates of psychiatric hospitalization than those born to women who had not been evacuated.
The Making of a Bully
Bhavana Weidmann | Jan 25, 2013
Adolescent rats exposed to stress grow into pathologically aggressive adults, behaviors that may be explained by accompanying epigenetic changes and altered brain activity.
The Stuff of Nightmares
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 1, 2012
Researchers working in war-torn countries find hints to the molecular roots of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Richard P. Sloan | Aug 1, 2011
Ascribing benefits to the experience of devastating illness or trauma is fraught with hidden dangers.