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CNRS International Magazine - No.27 - October 2012, When the Brain Gets Hooked

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Recent research on addiction reveals that dependence is not a vice, nor a lack of willpower, but a real brain disease. Our focus summarizes the latest progress in this field, as well as the main research avenues explored at CNRS.

Also in this issue, the detection at LHC of a new particle that may well be the much sought-after Higgs Boson; researchers' contribution to improving coexistence between humans and wildlife in the Hwange national Park (Zimbabwe); the new orientation of Japanese research in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the amazing survival of stem cells post mortem, and a lot more….


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