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By measuring activity in different parts of the brain, neuroscientsts can get a sense of how some people will respond to treatments. John Lund/Getty Images hide caption

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Brain Scans May Help Predict Future Problems, And Solutions

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Why We Think Ignorance Is Bliss, Even When It Hurts Our Health

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Elizabeth, Samuel, Bryan and Noah Shaw amid Texas bluebonnets on Easter Sunday. Samuel was conceived with in vitro fertilization so he would not suffer from the hereditary cancer that afflicted Noah. Courtesy of Elizabeth Shaw hide caption

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Faith Drives A Father To Create A Test For Childhood Cancer

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