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n The biggest surprise was in 2008, the day this dog owner brought home fresh tomatoes. The Pet Shop, D5. n World War II vet Al Lochra “never stops learning.” Community Corner, D3. n Find fun things to see and do this week in Catch This, D8.

Giant neurons in the brain may play similarly giant role in awareness and cognition - Science Daily


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All of those dazzling traits, however, depend on an underappreciated deep brain mechanism that Donald Pfaff, head of the Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at The Rockefeller University, calls generalized arousal, or GA for short. GA is what wakes ...

Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble: How diet, biology can ... - Science Daily


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Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior, according to newly released research.

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