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MIT Reveals: How Nervous Systems Integrate Environment and State To Control Behavior

A simple animal model shows how stimuli and states such as smells, stressors, and satiety converge in an olfactory neuron to guide food-seeking behavior. Imagine you live across from a bakery. Sometimes you are hungry and therefore tempted when aromas waft through your window. However, other time
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Global Warming.

Large Parts of Europe Warming Twice As Fast as the Planet

The warming during the summer months in Europe has been much faster than the global average, shows a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. As a consequence of human emissions of greenhouse gases, the climate across the continent has also become drier, particularly i
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Climate Change Global Warming.

Earth’s Warming Hole – Is It an Indication of an Impending Climate Change Catastrophe?

University of Miami researchers discover that a swath of cooling water in the subpolar region is unrelated to an ocean circulation slowdown. The pattern of temperature change in the world’s oceans may not be a sign of an impending abrupt climate change event, as depicted in the film “The Day After