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A new study published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry revealed that certain subcortical structures in the brains of individuals diagnosed with ADHD are smaller in volume than typically developing matched controls (the median age of the 1713 participants diagnosed with ADHD was 14).  The specific structures where differences were found included the nucleus accumbens, the...
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The Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology was awarded today to two researchers who made landmark discoveries in cell biology.  According to The New York Times, one of the researchers, John B. Gurdon of Cambridge University, was originally discouraged from becoming a scientist by his high school biology teacher.  The teacher wrote: “I believe Gurdon has ideas about becoming...
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