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December 31, 2014
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Der Ton macht mehr als nur Musik

Rock, Pop, Klassik oder Jazz – Musik beeinflusst unser Leben mehr, als man denkt. Der Psychologe Marcel Zentner erforscht, wie Musik uns prägt, fördert und emotional bewegt. Dass Musik imstande ist, Emotionen auszulösen, zu unterstreichen oder zu formen, ist für … Continue reading

November 9, 2013
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A shot in the dark: Detector at UW on the hunt for dark matter

Leslie Rosenberg and his colleagues are about to go hunting. Their quarry: A theorized-but-never-seen elementary particle called an axion. The search will be conducted with a recently retooled, extremely sensitive detector that is currently in a testing and shakeout phase … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Kofi Annan to students: ‘It’s your world now’

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan predicted during a campus visit that the civil war in Syria will become even more tragic before the international community takes action to help resolve the conflict, but said he is optimistic about the political … Continue reading

December 7, 2012
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Learning to Control Brain Activity Improves Visual Sensitivity

Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience. This non-invasive ‘neurofeedback’approach could one day be … Continue reading

November 15, 2012
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New Global Subsidy that Provides Access to Most Effective Malaria Drugs Shows Promise

UCLA infectious diseases doctor played key role in finance strategy for therapy A new international program, conceived in part by a UCLA physician, has rapidly transformed access to lifesaving anti-malarial drugs by providing cheap, subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven … Continue reading

June 28, 2012
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What’s Happening with the Higgs Boson

Berkeley Lab scientists, major contributors to the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, explain what the excitement is about CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, will hold a seminar early in the morning on … Continue reading

March 11, 2012
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The First Spectroscopic Measurement of an Anti-Atom

*Berkeley Lab scientists helped build and operate the ALPHA antimatter trap at CERN, which has now probed the internal structure of the antihydrogen atom for the first time, taking the first step toward possible new insights into the difference between … Continue reading