PLoS Biology

Making the case for global genomic data sharing

The scientific community may be overlooking a significant barrier to international collaboration reflected in a series of recent surveys: potential public resistance to sharing of genomic and other health data across national ...

Nov 08, 2016
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Placebo sweet spot for pain relief found in brain

Scientists have identified for the first time the region in the brain responsible for the "placebo effect" in pain relief, when a fake treatment actually results in substantial reduction of pain, according to new research ...

Oct 27, 2016
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A neural code for emotion

Our daily experience rides along the backdrop of a dynamic stream of mental states, characterized by spontaneous changes is mood or emotion. For instance, as you take an important exam and perform above expectations, your ...

Oct 17, 2016
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