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Could a blast of sonic waves restore memory lost to Alzheimer's disease?

Sonic waves, first used by submarines in World War II, might one day help those with<p>Alzheimer's diseasepreserve or regain their ability to remember and navigate, a new study on mice suggests.<p>It's far from ready for use on humans, but the new research offers new possibilities for Alzheimer's therapy …

Why people leave their bodies to medical research – and what happens

The first thing you notice as you walk into the operating theatre is the smell. There isn’t one. There’s no whiff of chemical preservatives, no sniff of disinfectant and, reassuringly, no smell of bodies. The room is brightly lit, spotlessly clean and there’s little noise apart from the buzz of …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

World Heritage Sites

7 HR Must-Haves for 2015: Winning the Talent War

Worrying about how to keep the best and brightest workers might sound counter-intuitive when worldwide economic growth indicators remain uncertain.<p>Yet despite less than stellar forecasts from the likes of Oxford Economics and the World Bank, 2015 looms as a ‘do or die’ year for organizations that …

10 Vacation Rentals That Are Way Cooler Than Hotels

You can find anything on the Internet these days--including some totally awesome places to stay on vacation. Skip the hotel and book a stay in one of these ten unconventional vacation rentals around the world.<p><b>A Seashell in Isla Mujeres, Mexico</b><p>Gaudí-esque architecture? Sweeping ocean views? Private …

National Parks

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Game of Thrones

Climbing On Mount Denali

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

17 Adorable Guide Puppies To Brighten Your Day

This is all the cute you will ever need.

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Speedboat

Nine-year-old Lord of the Rings fan suspended for pretending to have the One Ring

Texan schoolboy Aiden Steward claimed he could make his classmate 'disappear'<p>After watching <b>The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies</b> with his family, Texan schoolboy Aiden Steward reacted like most nine-year-olds, and decided to claim ownership of the film's famous One Ring – an object of fearsome …

North Korea demanded $10bn in cash and food to attend talks with South

Hermit state asked for money and half a million tons of food as precondition to holding summit with South in 2009<p>North Korea demanded $10 billion in cash and half a million tons of food in 2009 as a precondition of holding a summit with the South, former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak said, …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Fan cuts The Hobbit trilogy into one four-hour film

A discontented 'Tolkien editor' has created one film to rule them all<p><b>A Hobbit fan</b> who felt that the trilogy's length prevented it from being as good as it could be has taken matters into their own hands and come up with a shortened version.<p>Going by the name <b>tolkieneditor</b>, the anonymous film buff …

Opinion: Crude reality: Oil prices are going to stay low — for now

Oil demand over the near-term is likely to remain lackluster, given slow economic growth in most of the developed world and emerging markets. …

Oil

Top 10 Extreme Environments

Genetically Modified Cattle With Human DNA Might Hold Ebola Cure

On a farm outside Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a herd of cloned, genetically engineered cattle are busy incubating antibodies against the Ebola virus.<p>Researchers hope the cattle – which certainly don’t look like anything special – will produce gallons of blood plasma that could be used to treat …

Jet lag pill developed that fools body into thinking day is night

Experimental drug created by medical researchers manages to synchronise blood cells in a move that could help business travellers and millions who work nights<p>Scientists have invented a pill to reset the body clock and end the sleepless misery of millions of nightshift workers, frequent fliers and …

Not your usual oil-price decline effect

2015-01-19T12:14:49.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Yup. Analysts and economists <i>still</i> can’t decide whether the fall in oil prices is net positive or net …