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The first few bites of that delicious meal are triggering an irresistible double tap of dopamine in your brain, suggests new research. Understanding this repetitive pleasure cycle helps explain why curbing cravings and cutting calories is so difficult, especially around the holidays when we’re surrounded by delectable delights. Researchers at the Max Plank Institute in Germany used a new
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Evolution is a fascinating field but can be rife with misunderstanding. One misconception is that evolution has some innate sense of direction or purpose. In reality, evolution is a mindless, plan-free phenomenon, driven into endless possibilities by random mutations, the most successful of which win out. People also often think that every aspect of every
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2018 was a busy year for important developments in cancer research, but what can we expect to see in 2019? Photo Credit: Getty Royalty FreeGetty 2018 was a remarkable year for cancer research, with great strides made in diagnosing and treating various types of cancer as well as important breakthroughs looking at the health of
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“Foust Forward” appears in every issue of SpaceNews magazine. This column runs in the Dec. 17, 2018 issue. At least Wall Street is paying attention to the space industry again. In December, CNBC profiled Adam Jonas, a former automotive industry analyst at Morgan Stanley who has shifted to analyze the space industry. His coverage of
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woman at the restaurant choosing what to eat between two platesGetty New research reveals that a meal can trigger reward signals in the brain twice: first when the food is ingested and again when the food reaches the stomach. The study, published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism, highlights how close interactions between the
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An Antarctic minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis)Getty In a move that drew widespread condemnation, Japan has announced that it plans to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling. Conservationists reacted with alarm. The IWC was established in the 1980s after the populations of many whale species had declined precipitously, with the aim of
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WASHINGTON —  A startup designing a constellation of orbiting cloud data centers has arranged a $100 million investment from Hughes China Holdings Company Limited (HCH Group) of Hong Kong. Cloud Constellation CEO Cliff Beek said the commitment from HCH Group, though not yet finalized, is awaiting the “final strokes” and should close in the first
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