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Study reveals new mechanism behind most common form of inherited Alzheimer’s disease

Ancient DNA challenges popular theory of Indo-European language arrival in Europe

Basal forebrain neurons fine-tune consciousness by synchronizing rhythms in the cortex 

Study identifies neurons that predict what another individual will do

Physicians are less likely than other health professionals to be divorced

Forum to shed light on vaccines and therapeutics

HMS in the News

March 3, 2015

New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years ago. Iosif Lazaridis, research fellow in genetics, is coauthor of the study.

March 3, 2015

Abraham Morgentaler, associate clinical professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his book "The Truth about Men and Sex: Intimate Secrets from the Doctor's Office," that aims to break stereotypes he said have plagued men for years.

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