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Genetic study reveals both metabolic and psychiatric origins of anorexia

A global study, led by researchers at King’s College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought. The research was published in …Continue reading

Camera brings unseen world to light

When the first full-length movie made with the advanced, three-color process of Technicolor premiered in 1935, The New York Times declared “it produced in the spectator all the excitement of standing upon a peak … and glimpsing a strange, beautiful and unexpected …Continue reading

New technique developed to detect autism in children

Researchers have developed a new technique to help doctors more quickly and accurately detect autism in children. Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. This condition has a range of symptoms …Continue reading

Study finds performance-enhancing bacteria in the microbiomes of elite athletes

New research has identified a type of bacteria found in the microbiomes of elite athletes that contributes to improved capacity for exercise. These bacteria, members of the genus Veillonella, are not found in the guts of sedentary people who are less active. …Continue reading