Science News: Our Weekly Picks From Around the Web

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Science News: Our Weekly Picks From Around the Web

Tune Into You
Picking the right music has the ability to lift your mood, suppress anxiety, heighten workouts and can even help fight depression. (03/10/2012)

Vegetarian Diet Could Make You Happier And Less Stressed, Study Shows
Eating a vegetarian diet could make you happier and less stressed, says an article in Nutrition Journal. (03/11/2012)

Deleting Nf1 Protein Quickens Relief from Depression
By eliminating a certain protein it can encourage the birth of new nerve cells and help antidepressants take effect faster, according to new research published in The Journal of Neuroscience. (03/11/2012)

Ed Boyden: The brain is like a computer, and we can fix it with nanorobots
Synthetic biology could have the potential to replace or improve the way we administer drug therapies for brain disorders. (03/11/2012)

LSD helps to treat alcoholism
Taking another look at a study from the 1960s and 1970s showed that hallucinogenic drugs helped problem drinkers. (03/09/2012)

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