Striking a chord, NIH taps the brain to find how music heals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy hospital hallways and into the chemotherapy unit, patients looking up in surprised delight. Upstairs, a cellist plays an Irish folk tune for a patient in intensive care....

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Scientists tune into brain to uncover music’s healing power

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy hospital hallways and into the chemotherapy unit, patients looking up in surprised delight. Upstairs, a cellist strums an Irish folk tune for a patient in intensive care....

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Scientists tune into brain to uncover music’s healing power

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy hospital hallways and into the chemotherapy unit, patients looking up in surprised delight. Upstairs, a cellist strums an Irish folk tune for a patient in intensive care....

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Striking a chord, NIH taps the brain to find how music heals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy hospital hallways and into the chemotherapy unit, patients looking up in surprised delight. Upstairs, a cellist plays an Irish folk tune for a patient in intensive care....

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Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the test

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray - and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer....

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Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the test

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray - and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer....

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Expanding DNA’s alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria - and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature....

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Expanding DNA’s alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria - and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature....

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