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A new study found that engag­ing in a phys­i­cal exer­cise reg­i­men helps healthy aging adults improve their mem­ory, brain health and phys­i­cal fitness...Chap­man cau­tioned that while phys­i­cal exer­cise is asso­ci­ated with a selec­tive or regional brain blood flow, it did not pro­duce a change in global brain blood flow.
Study Finds Aerobic Exercise Improves Memory, Brain Function and Physical Fitness (press release): "A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for
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Added to the long-term cognition section here:

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I'm your host of "The Science of Monsters" Google Hangout on Air today at 5:30 EDT! Learn more here! 
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There are no vampires, werewolves, zombies.  No Frankenstein monster, no bigfoot ape man, no outer space aliens in assorted shapes and sizes. Sorry, they don't exist because science has not found them. And as science is based...
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Oddly for someone who loves to cook and eat as much as I do, I have a reputation among friends as a bit of an appetite spoiler. When I'm not going on about various grotesque aspects of factory-farmed meat, I'm informing you of arsenic in apple juice and rice, or the knotty paradoxes of quinoa. What beloved foodstuff will I take on next? Well, be assured, this one pains me as much as anyone else: A recent study of French wine found 90 percent of s...
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New artificial retina doesn't restore perfect vision. Instead, it provides differing contrasts that "allows [patients] to identify the outlines and boundaries of objects." 
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You can now enjoy the presentation on big data and brain health by Pete Chiarelli, CEO of One Mind for Research, U.S. Army Gen­eral (Ret)
http://www.slideshare.net/AlvaroF/apollo-braindataexchangeportal You can now enjoy the slide deck from this session, which took place at the 2013 SharpBrains
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Dartmouth, Clemson partner on new $1.5 million initiative to boost smartphone mobile health technology. #health   #mhealth  
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Crawford does a good job listing some aspects of Big Data that can lead to inaccurate conclusions. However, her observations are skewed toward social media an younger genera
Don’t let the rhetoric fool you, a Microsoft researcher says: Big Data is a human tool, which means it is subject to all kinds of miscollection, misapplication and abuse. While it is being promoted as a kind of data-driven truth, it is not and it poses a threat to privacy.
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How a +WIRED story got turned into a Hollywood movie. #Argo via +The New Yorker +Nicholas Thompson 
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No need for a calculator when an e.coli cell can perform logic functions.
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    Community Editor, 2011 - present
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I'm the Editorial Director at Inside Network, where I manage several sites at Inside Network and MediaBistro. 

Previously, I was the Community Editor at Wired. I wrote a lot about sports, social media and science. In past lives, I was: the community manager of PLoS Blogs, a neuroscientist, and a 100m dash sprinter.

My website is http://brianmossop.com  

My clips can be found here: http://brianmossop.com/clips 

My home blog, which I co-host with Thomas Goetz, is at The Decision Tree:
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  • Lafayette College
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