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Kashmir Could Become the New Palestine

August 14, 2019 0

On August 5, India’s Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill in the Indian Parliament. The bill divides the Indian State into two parts: the Union Read More…

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Shedding light on how the human eye perceives brightness

August 19, 2019 0

researchers isolated the functions of melanopsin cells and demonstrated their crucial role in the perception of visual environment. This ushers in a new understanding of the biology of the eye and how visual information is processed.

Largest Study Of CTE Finds It In 6% Of Subjects

June 20, 2019 0

Nearly 6% of athletes and non-athletes were found to have the neurodegenerative disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the largest, and broadest, study conducted of the disease to date.

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