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New insights into pain relief drugs

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the Research School of Biology have opened the door to a new world of pain treatments with their discovery of the exact way that pain relief drugs, such as anaesthetics, ...

Jul 04, 2014
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Tracking flu levels with Wikipedia

Can monitoring Wikipedia hits show how many people have the flu? Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital, USA, have developed a method of estimating levels of influenza-like illness in the American population by analysing ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Dreading pain can be worse than pain itself

Faced with inevitable pain, most people choose to "get it out of the way" as soon as possible, according to research published this week in PLOS Computational Biology. In the study, which was conducted from the Institute for Gl ...

Nov 21, 2013
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Ethical considerations of military-funded neuroscience

The United States military and intelligence communities have developed a close relationship with the scientific establishment. In particular, they fund and utilize an array of neuroscience applications, generating profound ...

Mar 20, 2012
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Cracking brain memory code

(Medical Xpress) -- Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious. Neuronal synaptic connection strengths are involved, but synaptic components are short-lived while memories last lifetimes. ...

Mar 09, 2012
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PLoS Computational Biology

PLoS Computational Biology is an open-access computational biology journal published by the nonprofit organization Public Library of Science in association with the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).

All journal content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. The journal was first published in June 2005.

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