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Illuminating the Masses: A Look at Science Communication in the General Public

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The Sense of Touch and How It Affects Development

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The Neurobiological Underpinnings of Anorexia Nervosa

        The gaunt frame, the lifeless skin and hair, the fidgeting with what little food there is on the plate, these

trademark symptoms alert most people to the fact that someone they know might have anorexia. However,

no one seems to know exactly what causes anorexia or how to treat it. This has been the subject of much

scientific debate recently, and there is evidence that neurobiology plays a part in this disease.