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Death by color: Spiny spiders' bright stripes attract prey
...r and glare of Las Vegas beckoning tourists to the gambling
tables, the orb-weaving spiny spider flashes its colorful back to lure unsuspecting quarry into its web. The discovery of this lethal use of color runs contrary to the long-held belief that in the animal kingdom color is used generally to attract ma...
It's not such 'a wonderful life' living next door to a liquor store
...rupulous banker, alcohol ran freely, and violence, gambling
and crime were rampant. This image represents the findings of a study published in the February edition of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research , that the "wetter" a community is, the greater its problems. "In the last four or five years," ...
How alcohol gives, and then takes away
...cit disorder, Tourette's syndrome and pathological gambling
-- with a "chemical imbalance" in the brain. Researchers knew that pleasure, to various degrees, is a distinct neurological function that is linked to a complex reward and reinforcement system. In particular, dopamine appears to be a primary neurot...
Why are the elderly so easily fooled by con artists?
...e brain that deals with decision making. In a test gambling
game with cards, these patients keep losing, despi...ols of the same age performed just as badly on the gambling
task as the brain-damaged people in the study. To investigate further the team recruited 40 people a...
Vulnerability To Compulsive Gambling Is Partly Inherited
...o compulsivegambling is partly inherited Casinos, gambling
boats and state lotteries have become popular ways...or those who donate their dollars. But aslegalized gambling
has become more common in the United States, gamblingproblems have too. In part, that's because some...