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Scientists at several schools, including Yale University, have identified one part of the brain that activates when we have spiritual experiences.

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A new study from Yale University shows that where people live may affect their well-being.

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Three Long Island medical institutions will receive $72 million in state aid to create new biotech facilities and programs.

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Scientists at Yale have given us the most detailed look yet at what happens to our brains during the crucial split second that we decide to pay attention to something. They say a wave of electricity engulfs our brains as we go from unconscious to aware.

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Scientists at Yale University think they’ve found one factor in what puts some people at higher risk of opioid addiction. It’s a genetic variation that works on the central nervous system.