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How Heavy Drinking Might Boost Your Appetite for Alcohol

MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 — Binge and heavy drinking may trigger DNA changes that make your booze cravings worse, a new study says. “We found that people who drink heavily may be changing their DNA in a way that makes them crave alcohol even more,” said senior study author Dipak Sarkar. He directs the endocrine […]

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Stressed at Work? Open Office Plan Might Help

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 — Maybe it’s time to retire the office cubicle. A new study suggests that open workspaces without partitions between desks encourage employees to be more active and help curb stress. “We are becoming an increasingly sedentary workforce, and anything that we can do, even passively, to nudge physical activity up will […]

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Working memory might be more flexible than previously thought

Breaking with the long-held idea that working memory has fixed limits, a new study by researchers at Uppsala University and New York University suggests that these limits adapt themselves to the task that one is performing. The results are presented in the scientific journal eLife. You can read this sentence from beginning to end without […]