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Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the world’s most vulnerable reptiles<p>It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the …

Zoology

What if we have got it wrong on Alzheimer's?

Leading researchers say these repeat failures are a required part of the scientific method.<p>But a small group claim those researchers are refusing to …

Dementia

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Humpback whale ‘saves’ marine biologist from tiger shark

Marine biologist, Nan Hauser, says a humpback whale protected her from a 15-foot tiger shark during a recent dive in the Cook Islands.

Fish

Scientists just pinpointed link between red meat and cancer

Eating red meat has long been linked to cancer, and researchers now understand why.<p>Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno, have identified a …

Opinion: I’m a brain specialist. I think Trump should be tested for a degenerative brain disease

When President Trump slurred his words during a news conference this week, some Trump watchers speculated that he was having a stroke. I watched the …

The Brain

Artificial organs: We're entering an era where transplants are obsolete

No More Heart Transplants<p>Around the world, lists of patients in need of an organ transplant are often longer than the lists of those willing (and …

Stem Cells

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Humanity

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I'm Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

Physics

There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%

But scientists say we need to proceed with caution.<p>Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off …

9 Pinecone Crafts for Kids

01 of 10<p>Cute Ways to Craft With Pinecones<p>Pinecones are everywhere this time of year. Go to your backyard, a park, or the forest and collect a few …

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Dogs are great, and caring for a canine often comes with plenty of benefits. They make us laugh, keep us from being bored, and are often quite …

Cardiovascular System

Try This Darling Paper Plate Turkey Craft To Keep The Kids Busy!

We love holiday crafts around here! There’s just something about crafting around holidays that’s just so much fun. As Thanksgiving quickly …

Crafting

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

There's a scientific reason why we remember some dreams but forget others

Your dreams are important.<p>Sleep scientists are learning that what happens to your brain when you snooze is essential for having a good life. Dreams help us problem-solve, soothe emotional ups and downs, and even make some people more creative.<p>But only some of our dreams get …

Sleep

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Cannabis

Snake head pops out of frog's maw in mesmerizing photo

One Last Scream Into The Abysssss from WTF<p>As a hapless snake vanished down the throat of a frog, the last thing it saw was likely a camera's flash, as a photographer captured the image of its head peeping from the amphibian's gullet.<p>The striking photo was snapped at a moment when the frog was …

Here's how sleeping too little literally transforms your brain

Good Night, Sleep Tight<p>You’ve likely noticed your brain moving a bit slowly after a night of too little sleep. However, a substandard amount of …

Nobel Prize

Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says.<p>Scientists found more populations of the large turtles improving than declining when they looked at nearly 60 regions across the globe. That's a big change from a decade or two ago, experts …

Zoology

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Cancer

Dozens of turtles cause emergency response at JFK Airport

It wasn't unruly passengers or bad weather that led to an emergency response at Kennedy Airport on Friday - but dozens of the airport's neighbors - …

WATCH: freedivers save the lives of vulnerable sea turtles in the Maldives

A group of freedivers saved the lives of five vulnerable Olive Ridley sea turtles entangled in a huge net floating across the ocean earlier this year. The heart-warming images and video footage show the group spot the turtles floating in the distance before pulling up alongside them in their …

Sea Turtles
Zoology

Watch: The Mysterious Graveyard Where Turtles Go to Die

A new documentary reveals some of the most awe-inspiring and mysterious parts of the Pacific Ocean.<p>"Big Pacific," which airs tonight (June 21) at 8 …

Turtles

Cockatoos make their own lil drumsticks to play music

It's just another way to woo a mate.<p>Apparently, humans aren’t the only creatures to get down to a sick beat. A recent study shows that some male cockatoos create their own tools to generate a percussive rhythm to attract the ladies.<p>Robert Heinsohn, the lead author of the study and a professor at …

Australian National University

Transparent Mice Let Researchers See Cancer Spread in Real Time

One of the scariest things about cancer is the way it spreads, with cancerous cells breaking free and spreading throughout the body, landing in other …

Sea Turtles