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For Couples, Mutual Ambivalence Increases Cardiovascular Risk

New research finds plaque build-up in the coronary arteries of older couples who expressed mixed feelings about one another.

 

Playing Music May Lower Blood Pressure

New research from the Netherlands finds neurocardial differences between young musicians and their non-musical peers.

 

Mother’s Travails May Appear in Offspring’s DNA

Puzzled over health complications more persistent among African Americans than in other Americans, researchers invoke epigenetics.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Brain

Neuroscientists find less—but potentially stronger—white matter in the brains of patients with CFS.

Incumbents, Pray for Rain

Come next Tuesday, rain could push voters toward safer, more predictable candidates.

Could Economics Benefit From Computer Science Thinking?

Computational complexity could offer new insight into old ideas in biology and, yes, even the dismal science.

Politicians Really Aren’t Better Decision Makers

Politicians took part in a classic choice experiment but failed to do better than the rest of us.

The Big One

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