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Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are 'Huge' For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the Fountain of Youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be in …

hair loss

A simple eye scan promises to help diagnose Parkinson’s disease in earliest stages

Diagnosing Parkinson's disease is still a challenge for doctors. Complex neurological exams can help identify the disease after symptoms appear but …

Dementia

Restoring brain plasticity may hold key to reversing age-related cognitive decline

Normal aging is commonly associated with a variety of mild sensory and cognitive declines. Separate to any acute dementia-related disease, this …

Neuroscience

Revolutionary blood test detects 95% of cancers at any stage of aggressiveness: Scientists hope new diagnosis method will allow for bespoke treatments

A revolutionary blood test detects 95 per cent of cancers, new research suggests.<p>Scientists discovered a protein produced by deadly malaria parasites …

Cancer

Frank Rich: Roy Cohn, Donald Trump, and the New York Cesspool That Created Them

Above: Cohn in 1986, a few months before he died.<p>Amid the aftershocks of Donald Trump’s firing of James Comey last May, I went to see <i>Angels in …

Donald Trump

If We Told You Flossing Could Balance Blood Sugar & Decrease Inflammation, Would You Finally Do It?

Ah, the dreaded dentist visit. We all know we have to go every six months, and at the end we all get the same friendly advice, "Make sure to floss!" …

Microbiome

Another epic economic collapse is coming

Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people should reverse that.<p>This Wednesday, according to the Financial Times’s Robin Wigglesworth and Nicole Bullock, “the …

Economics

Discovery reveals why toxic Alzheimer's plaques don't always lead to dementia

One of the fundamental pathological markers seen in patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease is a build-up of two proteins - amyloid beta and tau …

Dementia

Doctors Finally Constructed a Hierarchy of Healthy Low-Carbohydrate Diets

Some of them "should be discouraged."<p>A new study published in <i>The Lancet</i> has finally developed the low-carb diet hierarchy the world has been waiting …

Diets

These Swirls of Light Could Be Signs of a Previous Universe Existing Before Ours

Something feels familiar.<p>If our Universe happened to be locked in an eternal heartbeat of expansion and collapse, black holes would leave an …

Physics

Scientists discover compound which targets cancer cells that lack the protective p53 'guardian gene'

A new chemical compound with the potential to destroy hard-to-treat cancer cells has been developed and tested by scientists at the University of …

Cancer Cells

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd Shares How He Creates His Brilliantly Distinctive Sound on a Guitar

In a wonderful clip from a BBC documentary, the legendary David Gilmour of Pink Floyd talks about his brilliantly distinctive sound that he creates …

Guitar

Cancer drug delivery closes in on fabled ‘magic bullet’

Researchers have demonstrated that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells.<p>“Most of the …

Cancer Cells

Renewable Energy Could "Effectively Be Free" by 2030, Says UBS Analyst

Cheap, clean energy is the way of the future for industry.<p>A research analyst at Swiss investment bank UBS believes the cost of energy renewables …

Renewable Energy

Big data enables algorithm that predicts risk of developing deadly diseases

A new kind of genome analysis has been developed that is claimed to be able to combine a large volume of different genetic variants into a single …

Medical Research

Cancer stem cells as targets for DC-based immunotherapy of colorectal cancer

1.<p>Amado, N. G. <i>et al</i>. Flavonoids and Wnt/beta-catenin signaling: potential role in colorectal cancer therapies. <i>International journal of molecular</i> …

Google Scholar

Having hobbies in middle age could help reduce your chances of getting dementia... and it could save the NHS millions, study finds

Having hobbies in middle age may help ward off dementia years later, researchers have found.<p>Scientists discovered activities such as reading, playing …

Dementia

The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Manufacturing

Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells

Whoa.<p>The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime. This is still a long way from reality, but in our …

Medicine

Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death

<b>Name:</b> The speed of death.<p><b>Age:</b> Not sure that is entirely relevant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Cellular.<p><b>You’re talking in riddles.</b> I’m bracing myself for some seriously hard science.<p><b>Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.</b> OK, here goes. Two Stanford University systems biologists, Xianrui Cheng and James …

Stanford University

You've Been Using the Term "Alpha Male" Wrong

If you've spent any time at all in the worlds of business, sports, the military, or dating, you've no doubt met a few self-described "alpha males." …

Chimpanzees

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

Your brain stays half-awake when you sleep in a new place

Sleep with one brain hemisphere open.<p>If you’ve ever slept in a hotel, gone camping, or even slept over at a friend’s pad, chances are you’ve woken up the next day feeling groggy and bleary-eyed. Even if you don’t remember tossing and turning, you probably felt pretty tired the next day. Well, …

Hemisphere

Discovery Presents Treatment Hope for Alzheimer's and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an …

Alzheimer's Disease

Forever-ish young? A new stem-cell banking company claims it can pump the brakes on age-related decline

<i>Ugggghh, getting old sucks!</i> It’s something you hear all the time, right? From a 31-year-old, suddenly unable to have two glasses of wine without …

Stem Cells

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning

The Movement of Chromosomes Has Been Mapped For The First Time, And It's Mesmerising

Watch them go!<p>Our DNA and chromosomes are the basic genetic information that make us what we are. Now, in a new first, scientists have figured out …

Genetics

Degenerative eye diseases associated with Alzheimer's risk

A new study has found an interesting correlation between several degenerative eye diseases and the onset of Alzheimer's disease. No mechanism …

Medical Research

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Research

Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

Overview<p>Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq by Stephen Kinzer<p><b>A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions,</b> …

Geopolitics