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Check Out Cool Projects From Young Scientists

The NIDA Blog Team
July 05, 2016

Check out what these teens discovered about stress, brain development, and substance use. Read More »

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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 10, 2016

Many people talk about being “addicted” to their morning coffee or energy drink! But is caffeine truly addictive? Read More »

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What Do Drugs Do to Teens’ Brains? “ABCD Study” Looks for Answers

The NIDA Blog Team
April 11, 2016

It seems like for every question we answer about brain science, there are a hundred more we haven’t answered yet. Read More »

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Addiction Is a Disease

The NIDA Blog Team
March 29, 2016

Why can’t people who have an addiction “just stop” using drugs? Read More »

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Their Work Really Is Brain Science

The NIDA Blog Team
March 14, 2016

A lot of what we know about drugs comes from studies of how they interact with the human brain. Read More »

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