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  • Setting the odds for those with MS

    Study gives personalized predictions for the disease’s next move

    Both the doctors who treat multiple sclerosis and the people who experience it agree that the disease is highly unpredictable.

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  • The sound of music, according to physicists

    Researchers elevate musicians in the air and attach lasers to their instruments

    In the name of science, musicians will sit in a chair several feet above the floor in an echoless room and play "Somewhere over the Rainbow" hundreds of times. And they do all this with a laser attached to their instrument, which they must keep aimed inside of a small target in front of them. 

    This painstaking precision yields better sound maps than you can find anywhere else in the music industry. 

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  • Women and fragrances: Scents and Sensitivity

    Why women buy fragrances for their boyfriend, not their best friend

    Researchers at BYU have sniffed out an unspoken rule among women when it comes to fragrances: Women don’t buy perfume for other women, and they certainly don’t share it.

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