Are children with Angelman syndrome really happy?

Imagine that your child has a neurological condition. A condition that could stop your child from ever speaking or walking.

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Book Review: The Perpetual Now

Ten years ago, in December 2007, an artist named Lonnie Sue Johnson lost her short term memory. She was admitted

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How Humans Speak and Mice Learn: The Widespread Effects of FOXP2

From bird songs to frog ribbits, animals engage in countless forms of vocalization. However, no other species in the animal

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Bite-size Science: Epigenetics help protect the aging brain

Epigenetics change which genes are active and which are inactive. Research over the past few years has shown that these

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The Ultimate Thought Experiment Part II: 2001: A Space Odyssey

In our previous post, we considered the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in the context of

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How does fundamental research help you?

Sometimes it’s hard to understand why scientists do what they do. Why spend a career studying cells, fungus, or flies?

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