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Tricking Our Sense of Taste

Can our taste buds give us clues for new medical treatments? by Jessica De Loma Olson   Of our five common senses, we might think taste is at the bottom of our list when considering their relative importance. If we had to lose a sense, almost no one would think twice about discarding our sense of taste. However, the relevance ...

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A Controversial Journey to the Center of the Brain

by Nicolas Guyon It is an exciting time to be studying the brain. In the last one hundred years, we have acquired a deeper understanding of how its 100 billion neurons are born, grow, and connect. But as the discovery of DNA changed the larger field of biology, giving a physical structure to how building blocks of life are encrypted, ...

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Architecture’s Effect on Health

What Can Architecture Learn from Science? by Haroon Bayani   These days in most Stockholm suburbs one can find blocks after blocks of grey buildings surrounded by a few trees and a lot of concrete. These buildings are simplistic, with their plain grey colour melting into the environment on cloudy days. The windows of these buildings are rather miniscule and ...

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Photographing Hans Rosling – behind the scenes

Medicor Creative Director Jingcheng Zhao has written about how you get somebody like Hans Rosling to end up on the cover of your re-launched student magazine. Medicor now presents the blog post at our blog, enjoy!  *** Photographing Hans Rosling – behind the scenes In the very beginning, way before Gustaf or I even got involved with Medicor, we had dreamed up ...

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