Why queasiness kills hunger: brain circuit identified

No one wants to eat when they have an upset stomach. To pinpoint exactly where in the brain this distaste for eating originates, scientists studied nauseated mice. The work, published in Cell Reports on 27 March1, describes a previously uncharacterized cluster of brain cells that fire when a mouse is made to feel nauseous, but … Read more

NYC bicycle-riding armed suspect kills 80-year-old man heading home from party with wife.

An assailant riding a bicycle while wearing a ski mask shot and killed an elderly man in New York City in front of his wife on a Sunday morning. Marcelino Valerio, 80, was shot and killed outside 1209 Ogden Avenue in Highbridge at approximately 1:10 a.m., police sources told the New York Post. His wife … Read more