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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

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She's not tuning in, she's tuning inward — letting go of stress, or at least trying to, with a mindfulness app on her phone. Photo Illustration by Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption

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Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stress

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Elizabeth Loftus: How Can Our Memories Be Manipulated?

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The Mechanics Behind Yellowstone's Old Faithful

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A panel of experts has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a treatment developed by Spark Therapeutics for a rare form of blindness. Spark Therapeutics hide caption

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FDA Panel Endorses Gene Therapy For A Form Of Childhood Blindness

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Roughly 80 percent of all first strokes arise from risks that people can influence with behavioral changes, doctors say — risks like high blood pressure, smoking and drug abuse. Brenda Muller/Gallo Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers Explore Pornography's Effect On Long-Term Relationships

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Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To Researchers Who Improved 'Imaging Of Biomolecules'

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Kerri De Nies plays with her son, Gregory Mac Phee at their home in San Diego. Gregory tested positive for adrenoleukodystrophy, a rare brain disorder that affects 1 in about 18,000 babies. Roughly 30 percent of boys with the genetic mutation go on to develop the most serious form of the disease. Anna Gorman/KHN hide caption

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Parents Lobby States To Expand Newborn Screening Test For Rare Brain Disorder

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An illustration provided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences shows the dramatic gain in resolution that came with the development of cryo-electron microscopy. What had been seen as blobs can now be distinguished as proteins in atomic resolution. Martin Hogbom/Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences hide caption

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Chemistry Nobel Prize Awarded For Advances In Cell Imaging

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Alzheimer's disease causes atrophy of brain tissue. The discovery that lymph vessels near the brain's surface help remove waste suggests glitches in the lymph system might be involved in Alzheimer's and a variety of other brain diseases. Alfred Pasieka/Science Source hide caption

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Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's

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