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Posts From Jessica Schmerler

Mental Illness: Conflicting Treatment Recommendations

Mental Illness: Conflicting Treatment Recommendations

🕔23:04, 16.Jan 2017

Psychiatrists often disagree on the optimal methods of treating mental illnesses, because different patients can present with the same mental illness in different ways. The best approach is likely a combination of several treatments tailored to each specific patient.

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Sugar Snares with Calories Instead of Sweetness

Sugar Snares with Calories Instead of Sweetness

🕔14:26, 17.Jul 2016

Despite what many researchers have thought, we are attracted to sugar more because of its caloric content than its sweetness, a new Yale study proposes. The study may provide new strategies to avoid excess sugar consumption as well as insight into balancing nutrition and taste in food products.

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Black Hole with a Growth Problem

Black Hole with a Growth Problem

🕔20:23, 4.Nov 2015

A supermassive black hole challenges the foundations of astrophysics, forcing astronomers to update the rule book of galaxy formation.

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Outliving the Earth: Breaking through Limitations on the Survival of the Human Race

Outliving the Earth: Breaking through Limitations on the Survival of the Human Race

🕔04:29, 3.Apr 2013

With the recent explosive levels of population growth, the human race must overcome a number of obstacles in order to survive. Researchers at Yale in a diverse array of fields have set their minds to the task of confronting the most pressing issues facing civilization.

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Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

🕔14:55, 10.Nov 2012

The recent Autism Phenome Project has identified a correlation between autism and overgrowth, but the genetic connection remains unclear.

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The More The Merrier: Limiting the Number of Embryo Implantations

The More The Merrier: Limiting the Number of Embryo Implantations

🕔15:19, 9.May 2012

Implanting multiple embryos at once, a common practice in U.S. in vitro fertilization clinics, increases the chance of a successful pregnancy, but also risks expensive and potentially-dangerous multiple births.

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How Soon Will We Have Hovercrafts?

How Soon Will We Have Hovercrafts?

🕔03:54, 14.Mar 2012

Currently, technologies that can technically be classified as “flying cars” exit, but they face major regulatory and economic challenges before they reach the mainstream consumer.

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