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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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Cell senescence does not stop tumor growth

Since cancer cells grow indefinitely, it is commonly believed that senescence could act as a barrier against tumor growth and potentially be used as a way to treat cancer. A collaboration between a cancer biologist from the ...

Jan 19, 2012
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Identifying correlations in electronic patient records

A new study demonstrates how text mining of electronic health records can be used to create medical term profiles of patients, which can be used both to identify co-occurrence of diseases and to cluster patients into groups ...

Aug 25, 2011
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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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