Weekend Links

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Illustration by Kathleen M.G. Howlett – provided by the Harvard Gazette

We’ve hand-picked a mix of Massachusetts General Hospital and other research-related news and stories for your weekend reading enjoyment:

When science meets mindfulness – Mass General researchers study how mindfulness-based approaches can help treat depressed patients.

Scientists Push Plan To Change How Researchers Define Alzheimer’s – An international coalition of brain researchers is suggesting a new way of looking at Alzheimer’s.

Tumors and Transformations – An impactful article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine written by a a clinician in Pennsylvania.

A giant gorilla and a winged wolf: Does ‘Rampage’ get the science of CRISPR right? – Could CRISPR create monster animals? STAT reviews ‘Rampage’

Do Men Think They’re Better at Science Than Women Do? Well, Actually … – It’s no secret that men are overrepresented in certain technical disciplines. So is their self-confidence, a new study suggests. The study found that male egos eclipse those of women among students asked to compare themselves with their classmates.

 

  1. Good articles, they seem interesting and engaging.
    Thanks for sharing, especially the one about mindfulness.

    Reply

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