Ashley Nolan

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Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …

Fatal Superbugs: Antibiotics Losing Effectiveness, WHO Says

"Genetics is working against us, almost like a science-fiction story."<p>The spread of superbugs—bacteria that have changed in ways that render antibiotics ineffective against them—is a serious and growing threat around the world, according to the World Health Organization's first global report on …

The New DNA Test That Could Replace Pap Smears

The concept for Pap smears has been around for almost 100 years. Now a new test could replace it as a first-line screen for cervical cancer, but not everyone agrees that's a good idea.<p>There's a new, high-tech alternative to the Pap smear, the cervical swab-based test that women are supposed to get …

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Infusions of young blood may reverse effects of ageing, studies suggest

Researchers in the US are closing in on a therapy that could reverse harmful ageing processes in the brain, muscles, heart and other organs. Hopes have been raised by three separate reports released by major journals on Sunday that demonstrate in experiments on mice the dramatic rejuvenating …

Gowdy gets into Benghazi

Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans have decided to create a select committee to expand their investigation into the Benghazi attacks.<p>Beyond that, nothing is settled. In fact, Republicans may be going on something of a mission improbable to yield new information and turn up new clues in a …

The Raid

Three years after killing Osama, America is still haunted by Pakistan. So am I.<p>The morning the news broke that the United States had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, three years ago this weekend, I was pursuing a very different kind of story.<p>My Pakistani colleagues and I were traveling to …

Political Chatter: Benghazi, Ukraine and deconstructing Obama’s veiled humor

At the annual White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night, President Barack Obama and news groups were roasted and toasted amidst a crowd full of Hollywood celebrities. On Sunday morning, journalists got back on topic, dissecting the latest deadly violence in Ukraine, the ongoing …

Why One Man Traveled Almost 3,000 Miles To Take On The Federal Government At A Ranch In Nevada

<i>In early March, the Bureau of Land Management sent a letter to cattle rancher Cliven Bundy informing him they intended to impound his "trespass cattle," contending he owes more than $1.2 million in fees. On April 5, they started rounding up the cattle on his property. Since then, his story has</i> …

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Putin: Escalating conflict puts Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.<p>His assessment came during a telephone conversation with his German counterpart, according to the Kremlin, the same day Ukraine's military launched its first, …

Nevada Ranchers: 'We Embarrassed' Washington

"Rancher Cliven Bundy won his battle against the Bureau of Land Management, at least for the moment," wrote a member of the family on the Bundy Ranch blog Tuesday.<p>The declaration came after federal agents returned hundreds of cattle they had taken from the ranch over the weekend. However, Business …

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