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Brains of Autistic Children Have Too Many Synapses, Study Suggests

nytimes.com — Shedding new light on brain function in autism, a new study suggests that there is an oversupply of synapses in at least some parts of the brains of children with autism, and that the brain's ability to thin out the number of synapses is compromised.
Aug 21, 2014

Study Suggests Brains of Autistic Children Have Too Many Synapses nyti.ms/1piyY4T

Aug 21, 2014

Study suggests autism might be caused by the developing brain's failure to prune synapses. Interesting: nyti.ms/VIzxbV HT @katzish

Aug 21, 2014

Brains of Autistic Children Have Too Many Synapses, Study Suggests nyti.ms/1piyY4T

Aug 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: Brains of Autistic Children Have Too Many Synapses, Study Suggests nyti.ms/1oVrCVw

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Top $41 Million

nytimes.com — With everyone from former President George W. Bush to Justin Bieber and Shakira posting online videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice over their heads in the name of charity, the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" continues to dominate social media and has now raised more than $41.8 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Aug 21, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than twice the annual amount for ALS nyti.ms/1piPrG0

Aug 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Top $41 Million nyti.ms/1tpN1ph

Aug 21, 2014

Critics, I can't hear you RT @nytimes ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Top $41 Million nyti.ms/1tpN1ph

Aug 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Top $41 Million nyti.ms/1tpN1ph

Aug 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Top $41 Million nyti.ms/1tpN1ph

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Ex-Governor to Return to Stand in Virginia Corruption Trial

nytimes.com — RICHMOND, Va. - The corruption trial for Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia, will shift on Thursday from accounting minutiae to marital misery as he settles into the stand for the second day, with his lawyers promising to detail the connubial woes that prevented the former first couple from criminal conspiracy.
Aug 21, 2014

Ex-Governor Details Marital Woes in Virginia Corruption Trial nyti.ms/1tkun32

Aug 21, 2014

Jonnie Williams Sr. was known as the “Tic Tac Man.” The McDonnell trial is awesome —> nyti.ms/1mpupkc

Aug 21, 2014

#McDonnell "deftly oscillated between expressing sympathy for his wife and skewering her for poor judgment..." nyti.ms/1tkun32

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Is Breakfast Overrated?

well.blogs.nytimes.com — For years, we've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But scientific support for that idea has been surprisingly meager, and a spate of new research at several different universities - published in multiple articles in the August issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - could change the way we think about early-hours eating.
Aug 21, 2014

i've stopped eating breakfast lately RT @nytimeswell: Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day nyti.ms/1BGldBX

Aug 21, 2014

I'm always telling people breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Boy, is my face red. ow.ly/AzrX1

Aug 21, 2014

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day nyti.ms/1BGldBX

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