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Why does running make us happy?

Why does running make us happy?

The joy of running. That sense of well-being, freedom and extra energy that runners often experience is not just a matter of endorphins. A study at the Université de Montréal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) shows that the "runner's high" phenomenon is also caused by dopamine, an important neurotransmitter for motivation.

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Tinder-tinkering artificial intelligence could lessen left-swiping

Tinder-tinkering artificial intelligence could lessen left-swiping

An artificial intelligence programme to improve Tinder suggestions has been developed by Harm de Vri...

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Alzheimer's disease is thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brain

Alzheimer's disease is thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brain

People with Alzheimer's disease have fat deposits in the brain. For the first time since the disease...

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Parkinson's Disease brain cells at risk of burnout, like an overheating motor

Parkinson's Disease brain cells at risk of burnout, like an overheating motorThe death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy crisis in...
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Terry Fox Research Institute announces $1.35m for three researchers

Terry Fox Research Institute announces $1.35m for three researchers

Terry Fox undertook his Marathon of Hope 35 years ago after spending months in a pediatric ward for ...

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Nouveaux professeurs : la cuvée 2015 s’annonce exceptionnelle!

À chaque automne, une fournée de nouveaux enseignants apporte un vent de fraîcheur et u...

 

L’UdeM fouille…

Sous terre ou sous les mers, les archéologues de l’Université de Montréal recherche...

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60 %

D'ici 2030, la Chine et l'Inde devraient fournir plus de 60 % des diplômés universitaires en sciences, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques dans le monde.

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