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Why animals compare the present with the past

Why animals compare the present with the past | biology | Scoop.it
Humans, like other animals, compare things. We care not only how well off we are, but whether we are better or worse off than others around us, or than we were last year.

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An itch switch

An itch switch | biology | Scoop.it
Scientists identify a chemical that helps the brain know where to scratch (One step away from ending the oldest of male faux pas: Scientists identify chemical that tells brain where to scratch http://t.co/jYcvgdTn1N)...
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How Bubbly Can Boost Brain Power - Forbes

How Bubbly Can Boost Brain Power - Forbes | biology | Scoop.it
How Bubbly Can Boost Brain Power
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If you only taste Champagne on New Year's Eve or at weddings, you may be missing out on a surprising cognitive benefit.
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Are farm animals to blame for the rise of superbugs?

Are farm animals to blame for the rise of superbugs? | biology | Scoop.it
It’s normally pinned on doctors handing out antibiotics like sweeties. But there’s another, very unsettling theory.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, June 4, 2013 11:44 AM

Blaming it on farm animals is a peculiar way of avoiding naming the real culprits.

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OCD Dogs and Humans Share Same Brain Abnormalities - Discovery News

OCD Dogs and Humans Share Same Brain Abnormalities - Discovery News | biology | Scoop.it
OCD Dogs and Humans Share Same Brain Abnormalities
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Dogs with obsessive compulsive disorder show nearly the same brain abnormalities of humans who have OCD, a new study finds.
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Transgender Soldier Meets The President - Huffington Post

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Transgender Soldier Meets The President
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If it were a person's gender identity, we would have to either ask that person how he or she identifies or somehow get inside the brain and find the answer for ourselves.
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