Molecular Process Discovery Could Provide Treatment for Cocaine Dependents


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Michigan State University (MSU) scientists recently discovered a molecular pathway in the brain prompted by cocaine dependency that could supply a target for treatments to prevent or repeal addiction to the drug.

MSU's neuroscientist A.J. Robison informs that gaining insight into what occurs molecularly to this brain pathway during long-term exposure to drugs might incite understanding into how addiction ensues.


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Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship


Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship

Bill Drayton, Ashoka founder, coined the phrase “social entrepreneur” instead of almost naming it as “public service entrepreneur”. He strongly encourages empathy especially through the education sector, and explains why having that trait is more important than ever now.




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