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Study Shows Women Kinder, More Generous Than Men

It’s biological.

Researchers at the University of Zurich say they’ve discovered that and women’s brains react differently to selfless and selfish behaviors.

The brain’s rewards system, known as the stratium, releases dopamine when triggered and makes us want to do things that will make us feel happier – basically chasing the high. 40 more words


Testing for HIV using only a smartphone

Title: Rapid, label-free CD4 testing using a smartphone compatible device

Authors: Manoj Kumar Kanakasabapathy, Hardik J. Pandya, Mohamed Shehata Draz, Manjyot Kaur Chug, Magesh Sadasivam, Shreya Kumar, Behzad Etemad, Vinish Yogesh, Mohammadali Safavieh, Waseem Asghar, Jonathan Z. 773 more words

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Say No to Drugs: Fast and Efficient Drug Detection in Biofluids

Title: High-Throughput Screening and Quantitation of Target Compounds in Biofluids by Coated Blade Spray-Mass Spectrometry
Authors: Marcos Tascon, Germán Augusto Gómez-Ríos, Nathaly Reyes-Garcés, Justen Poole, Ezel Boyaci, Janusz Pawliszyn* 587 more words

General Interest

Inktober - Dachshund

For day nine, I’m back on Biological for my prompt.  Last week I posted a doodle of our kitten, so here’s a quick one of my in-laws dog Snickers.


U.S. Tested Carcinogenic Chemicals On Unknowing Canadian Civilians During The Cold War

06 October 2017 |Aaron Kesel | Activist Post

“The U.S. Army secretly tested carcinogenic chemicals on unknowing residents of Canada in Winnipeg and Alberta during the Cold War in testing linked to weaponry involving radioactive ingredients meant to attack the Soviet Union, according to classified documents revealed in a new book  1,227 more words


Threat or Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Right to Life: Follow-up Submissions to the UN Human Rights Committee on draft General Comment no. 36

International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) and Swiss Lawyers for Nuclear Disarmament (SLND), submitted October 5, 2017 

The present submissions are limited to para. 2,535 more words