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In animal studies, stimulating a brain pathway reduces depressive ... - EurekAlert (press release)


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Neurobiology researchers have identified a pathway in brain circuitry that, when stimulated, leads to 'antidepressive' behavior in animals. If such brain stimulation proves to have similar effects in people, it may eventually lead to a novel treatment ...

National Biodiversity Week: The importance of biodiversity education - The Green News


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National Biodiversity Week is coming up next month so let's talk about why this week-long program is important to the future success of biodiversity. The week is all about encouraging people to get outdoors, connect with nature, and celebrate the ...

Sex work: Marine biologist works as $1600-a-week prostitute to pay ... - NEWS.com.au


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A BRITISH marine biologist has told how she works as a £900-a-week ($A1600) prostitute to pay off her £20000 ($A36,000) student debt.
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