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Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Scientists Find Evidence of 'Anti-Memories', And It Could Change Our Understanding of Neuroscience

Unmasking the process that silences dormant memories.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced something that we'd rather forget, so it's a good …

Alzheimer's treatment closer as brain inflammation shown to be key

Study shows inflammation-reducing chemical prevents memory and behavioural problems in diseased mice, raising hopes for human treatment<p>Scientists have fresh hopes for an Alzheimer’s treatment after experiments to reduce inflammation in diseased mouse brains prevented memory and behavioural problems …

Dementia

Does Rinsing Fruit Before You Eat It Actually Do Anything?

<b>Or can we rub that apple on our shirt and call it a day?</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Romulo A Yanes<p>Of course we all know that we're <i>supposed to</i> wash fruits and vegetables before we eat them. But how much can just rinsing under the tap really do?<p>A lot, it turns out.<p>Here are seven things you should know …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

Genetics

Could neutralizing some gut microbes prevent heart disease?

Here's a finding that gives new meaning (and a gender-neutral twist) to the adage "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach": New research suggests that neutralizing the breakdown of certain microorganisms that colonize the human gut may prevent heart disease.<p>Followers of the burgeoning …

Holistic Medicine

'Missing Link' Skeleton May Solve Mystery of First Americans

The ancient skeleton of a teenage girl found in an underwater cave in Mexico may be the missing link that solves the long-standing mystery behind the …

Swans in the city are genetically more streetwise, say scientists

Urban swans have genes which allow them to cope with humans coming near, scientists have shown<p>City dwellers need a thick skin to put up with the hustle and bustle of metropolitan living, but a new study suggests urban wildlife needs different DNA to cope.<p>Researchers have shown that swans which …