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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.

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Facebook’s plan to fight fake news may have a fatal flaw. That’s according to a Yale study on how people read and react to news on the social media platform.

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Some of the world’s top cancer researchers and doctors will meet at Yale Law School this week to figure out how to remove legal barriers to treatment.

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Lawyers for people who say they were illegally quarantined by Connecticut during the 2014 Ebola scare are preparing to revive their case against the state in a federal appeals court.