National discussions of crucial importance to ordinary citizens – such as funding for scientific and medical research, bailouts of financial institutions and the current Republican tax proposals – inevitably involve dollar figures in the millions, billions and trillions.
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A huge online community has developed around the increasingly diverse world of video games. Online streaming systems like Twitch let people watch others play video games in real time, attracting crowds comparable in size to traditional sport events. And women are increasingly finding remarkable success as gamers and as Twitch streamers.
My ears perked up when, in recent weeks, I heard Donald Trump and Ivan Pavlov mentioned twice in connection with each other. After all, I’m an experimental psychologist who journeyed to Russia to conduct conditioning research with Pavlov’s last living student.
Scientists have discovered the first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans in an extended family of Old Order Amish living in the vicinity of Berne, Indiana.
Older women who engage in light physical activity, even as light as doing household chores, each day may have a lower risk of death, researchers report.