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Researchers have found that the act of detoxification from alcohol results in damage to the areas of the brain that veto spontaneous desire

Researchers have found that the act of detoxification from alcohol results in damage to the areas of the brain that veto spontaneous desire

Researchers looked at the behaviour and brain activity of alcoholic patients who had recently undergone detoxification, and found that the very act of detoxification from alcohol results in damage to the areas of the brain that veto spontaneous desire - such as the desire to drink. And the really bad news is that repeated detoxifications cause [...]

Lively and insightful technical history of the Internet

Lively and insightful technical history of the Internet

Ars Technica is syndicating a series of excerpts from Johnny Ryan's new book A History of the Internet and the Digital Future, an engrossing, well-written account of the Internet's founding and the backstory of the underlying protocols and plumbing, which draws on that rich history to make predictions about the net's future. Today's [...]