Motherhood overrides the brain’s decision-making

Motherhood takes over the brain’s decision-making regions to prioritize caring for offspring, according to new research in rats published in eNeuro. Making decisions requires the medial prefrontal cortex filtering and repressing multiple streams of information. This often involves picking between powerful, conflicting stimuli, such as when drug-using mothers must choose between their new child or […]

Continue Reading

Vistara in talks with planemakers, lessors to delay taking delivery of some aircraft

Indian airline Vistara is in talks with planemakers and leasing companies to delay taking delivery of some aircraft, the carrier’s chief commercial officer said on Monday, as COVID-19 hits demand for air travel. Vistara, owned by India’s Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines (SIAL.SI), placed an order for 13 A320-neo family aircraft from Airbus SE (AIR.PA) […]

Continue Reading

Replace or reclaim: progressive Brazil divided on fate of famous yellow shirts

Adoption of football jersey by Jair Bolsonaro’s radical right has inspired a campaign for new colours Tom PhillipsTom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Tue 7 Jul 2020 06.00 BSTLast modified on Tue 7 Jul 2020 10.28 BSTShares105Supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, wearing the national football team’s shirts at a demonstration in Brasilia.Supporters of Brazil’s […]

Continue Reading