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Autistic people’s nerve cells differ before birth

Philadelphia, August 24, 2020 - Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that researchers are now tracing back to prenatal development, even though the disorder is...

Why obeying orders can make us do terrible things

War atrocities are sometimes committed by 'normal' people obeying orders. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience measured brain activity while participants...

PLOS Special Collection: Successful approaches to HIV care

On July 27 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched a Special Collection of...

Existing evidence suggests face coverings do not lead to false sense...

Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely...

Couldn’t socially distance? Blame your working memory

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Whether you decided to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depended on how much information...

Seeing is believing: Effectiveness of facemasks

Currently, there are no specific guidelines on the most effective materials and designs for facemasks to minimize the spread of droplets from...

How EU safety legislation has affected UK vapers

Vapers have been largely reassured by recent EU safety regulations, but some have been pushed to the black market for stronger hits - according...

Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds

High performing esports professionals may require the same mental stamina it takes to be a top Olympian, according to latest QUT research.A new study,...

Doing good does you good

Ann Arbor, June 11, 2020 - A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, takes a closer look at...

Overcoming challenges of individuals with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is stressful enough, but for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, the crisis can...