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Why Do We Dream? Maybe to Ensure We Can Literally ‘See’ the World upon Awakening

A theory holds that dreams are a way for the visual cortex of the brain to “defend its turf” against being “taken over” to process inputs from other senses

 

Scientific American, December 2023

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Uncivil Political Discourse

Neuropolitics and the evolution of political differences

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The Science Writer, June 2023

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The evolution of blinking has eluded the research archives. Enter the
mudskipper

One tip-off that blinking is a terrestrial adaptation: The
changes that occur as a mudskipper transforms from its
juvenile stage to its amphibious adult stage

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 2023

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New Cardio-Obstetrics Clinic in
Bloomfield targets trends of heart
disease in pregnant women

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 2023

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CPR saves lives; Damar Hamlin is high-profile proof

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 2023

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Pitt modeling shows potential to unlock many medical mysteries

Developed in Mo Ebrahimkhani’s lab at the Pitt Medical School, the model reverse-engineers human cells—such as from skin—into stem cells

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 2024

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