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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain
The Brain

Non-invasive ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer's mice

Ultrasound technology could provide a non-invasive way of treating Alzheimer's disease after researchers successfully restore memories to mice.<p>A potential method of treating Alzheimer's disease using ultrasound is being hailed as a "breakthrough".<p>A team of researchers at the University of …


Scientists May Be Able to Turn Your Bad Memories Into Good Ones

Scientists have found a way to create happy memories in the brains of sleeping mice, raising hopes of similar treatment for people suffering from …

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Alien of the Deep’: Rare Goblin Shark Found off Australia

Think "Jaws" was terrifying? Imagine running into the goblin shark, <i>Mitsukurina owstoni</i>, as it patrolled the pitch-black depths of the ocean. Scientists at the Australian Museum got this handsome specimen from a fisherman who caught it off the coast of Eden, a town located between Sydney and …


Could Oxygen Make Cancer Therapy Work Better?

Researchers have been looking for years for a way to use oxygen to fight cancer. Now, they may finally have one.<p>A new study finds that giving high-dose oxygen may help efforts to stimulate the immune system against tumors. The study’s only been done in mice and hasn't been shown safe in people yet …


Unraveled: Why Chile’s Chinchorro Mummies Are Turning into Black Ooze

The famous Chinchorro mummies, which have remained preserved in Chile for more than 7,000 years, are now under threat from increased levels of moisture.<p>Humid air is allowing bacteria to grow, causing the mummies' skin "to go black and become gelatinous," said Ralph Mitchell, a professor emeritus of …