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Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

New research reveals cancers need a 'perfect storm' of conditions to develop

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the 'perfect storm' of conditions that cells need to start forming cancer, helping to explain why …

Cancer

Science Says Coffee Can Literally Heal Your Heart

Confirming what coffee-lovers already knew.<p>If you truly need your cup of joe in the morning, no scary study will spook you away from drinking coffee. That's why it's nice every now and then to hear about a study that actually encourages our coffee addictions—such as the latest research from York …

Finally Labour seems to care about the absence of a post-Brexit plan

EU referendum,UK news,John McDonnell,Labour,Conservatives,Politics,Tom Watson,Owen Smith,European Union,Europe,Foreign policy,Trade unions,Rio 2016,Sport,Inheritance tax,US news,Donald Trump<p>John McDonnell blames the government for not having a plan but then Boris, Mike et al didn’t bother to …

Brexit: Top UK universities facing issues working with European partners

Some of the UK’s top universities have reportedly faced issues working with their European partners, including being asked to leave EU-funded …

The Laws of Physics Make a Human Invisibility Cloak Pretty Much Impossible

Physics be damned!<p>Researchers in the US have shown that there's a fundamental limit to how well cloaking devices can really work, thanks to the laws …

Physics

DOE scientists' discovery may boost solar cells' energy output by up to 40%

In what is being called a "surprise discovery," researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have found they …

‘The threat to teaching as an all-graduate profession is real, it is present and it is dangerous’

Question: when is a U-turn not a U-turn? Answer: When Nicky Morgan announces the end of the forced academisation policy.<p>The plain truth of the matter …

150 Scientists Just Met in Secret to Discuss Creating a Synthetic Human Genome

Get ready for it.<p>A very select group of scientists, lawyers, and industry leaders just met at Harvard Medical School in Boston to contemplate …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

US Military tries out Vietnam War planes against ISIS

Half-century old warplanes have been tested on Islamic State targets, as the military determines whether they should become a permanent addition to …

UK 'may lose out' to Asian countries in developing 'soft skills' for life in new rankings

Educational expert at the OECD has warned that simply using sports to develop character may not be the best way to instill discipline in youngsters<p>British children are failing to learn teamwork compared to Asian rivals as schools are failing to teach them 'character and values' properly, a major …

Amazon's cloud boss told us something that should terrify a $140 billion industry

There's no question Amazon is turning the screws on the $140 billion data-center-tech industry.<p>Amazon has grown to become the largest player in the rapidly growing cloud industry as its cloud platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), celebrates its 10-year anniversary.<p>And in the process, AWS has sent …

Best universities in Europe

European universities take just over 40 per cent of the places in the list of the best universities in the world.<p>The <i>Times Higher Education</i> World …

United Kingdom

More than 50 people killed, including eight civilians, as ISIS fighters carry out Tunisia massacre in bid to 'establish a new emirate'

• <b>Tunisian forces fought off fierce attacks from ISIS jihadists leaving 50 dead</b>• <b><br>Clashes took place near the Libyan border, which has now been</b> …

Scientists build a placenta to study infections like Zika

A new cell-based model of the human placenta could help explain how pathogens cross from mother to unborn child.<p>The researchers are beginning to use …

Medicine

Science Explains How Facebook Makes You Sad

More than one billion people log into Facebook every day. Whether their intention is to post a duck face selfie, or they want to read the headlines …

Social Media

'Root of all evil' found in the brain by scientists

The part of the brain which switches on before aggressive behaviour is anatomically known as the ventrolateral part of the ventromedial hypothalamus.<p>The ‘root of all evil’ has been discovered by scientists who found that a distinct part of the brain fires up before premeditated nefarious acts are …

Bailey Gwynne trial: boy, 16, found guilty of culpable homicide

A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of the culpable homicide of Aberdeen schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.<p>The jury of seven men and eight women took less than two hours to reach a majority verdict after hearing five days of evidence at the high court in Aberdeen. It including testimony from four teenage …

NASA Knows How to Land People on Mars Inside a Month

Riding lasers to Alpha Centauri.<p>NASA knows a way to get humans to Mars in about a month, and to land unmanned probes in just three days.<p>In a NASA 360 …

How NASA accidentally found a way to make buildings safer during earthquakes

NASA technologists are typically focused on making it safe for humans to explore outer space. Now the space agency says it’s found a way to make earthquakes safer for people on the ground.<p>NASA developed a new stabilizing technology, known as the LOX Damper, in 2013 after working on a violently …

Engineering

Blood test that reveals 'true age' shows risk of dying from cancer

The difference between biological age and chronological age can be used to predict cancer<p>The difference between a person's biological and physical age can predict whether they will get and die from cancer, a study has found.<p>Changes in how genes work can be spotted in blood tests and used to work …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

E. coli survives predatory bacteria by playing hide and seek

The majority of disease-causing bacteria in the body are rendered harmless by the protective effects of the immune system. Those that manage to …

Scientists Say Coffee Is So Magical, It Could Even ​Prevent​ Liver Damage

Great news: The benefits of coffee are so plentiful that a new study has linked drinking two extra cups per day to a 44 percent drop in the risk of …

Binge Drinking