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Emotion-Related Brain Changes Discovered in Mysterious ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ – Neuroscience News

Summary: Takotsubo syndrome, a sudden form of acute heart failure often brought on by emotional or physical stress, is associated with changes in brain regions associated with emotion and emotional processing. Source: University of Aberdeen Changes in areas of the brain associated with emotions have been identified in people with Takotsubo syndrome, sometimes known as …

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Scientists have broken a staggering record on the melting point of platinum

Scientists have figured out how to make platinum more affordable as a catalyst: turn it into a liquid at low temperature. We have known for centuries that noble metals like platinum, gold, ruthenium and palladium make excellent catalysts for chemical reactions because they help break chemical bonds between atoms more effective than other metals. But …

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OPEC+ is ‘sort of broken down’ as Russia loses relevance and the group faces limited spare capacity

OPEC+ is “kind of broke,” a senior analyst at an oil research firm said after oil prices rose despite the alliance announcing it would increase supply more quickly. OPEC and its allies decided to pull almost 10 million barrels from the oil market in 2020 when Covid first hit and demand evaporated. The alliance announced …

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The Standard Model of Particle Physics May Be Broken – Large Hadron Collider Physicist Explains

A recent series of precise measurements of already known standard particles and processes threatens to turn physics upside down. As a physicist working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in[{” attribute=””>CERN, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is “When are you going to find something?” Resisting the temptation to sarcastically reply “Aside …

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