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They have learned that specific brain cells activate as we form a memory and reactivate as we remember it, strengthening the connections among the neurons involved.Brain Cell DNA Refolds Itself to Aid Memory Recall|Elena Renken|November 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The post Publishers must strengthen their relationships with brands and customers appeared first on Digiday.Publishers must strengthen their relationships with brands and customers|LiveRamp|October 29, 2020|Digiday
Either would likely need to strengthen his legitimacy with a large segment of the American public — and to do so at a time when trust in most institutions is at a nadir and partisan polarization is high.Is There A Chance The Winner In 2020 Will Be Able To Credibly Claim A Mandate?|Julia Azari|October 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Hurricane Zeta strengthened overnight on Tuesday, and is now expected to hit New Orleans as a Category 2 storm.Hurricane Zeta is the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year|Sara Chodosh|October 28, 2020|Popular Science
Recently there’s been an uptick of conservative interest in strengthening those doctrines by requiring that judges decide whether a regulation actually promotes some general public interest.Will a 6-3 conservative Supreme Court roll back regulations on business? Not so fast|matthewheimer|October 27, 2020|Fortune
The legislation strengthens and updates a previous version of the bill that expired in 2011.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was really only one good reason to maintain the embargo: Trade with Cuba strengthens the Castros.
And it especially strengthens those who look to meet massive challenges with little more than small-scale policy tinkering.
Far-right Marine Le Pen strengthens her position in national politics.
Mahvash and Fariba sometimes hear of this support, and it strengthens them.Silenced in Iran: The Plight of Bahai Prisoners of Conscience|Roxana Saberi|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it greatly equalizes and strengthens the fingers, and makes your execution smooth and elegant.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Such reading neither strengthens the old power nor develops any new power.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Porridge is a food which satisfies and strengthens, and which, it seems, is rich in bone-forming matter.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
This kind of argument is not necessarily conclusive; yet with others it always strengthens a case.
Every time there is an exception the argument is weakened; another case of its working strengthens it.