Sami Amiris

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Old Mice Drinking Champagne Three Times A Week Navigate Labyrinths Better

A new study has shown that phenolic acids, which are present in champagne, could have a beneficial effect against degeneration of the nervous system …

Extra dimensions? Dark matter? A more powerful Collider hunts for clues

<i>The following script is from "The Collider" which aired on Nov. 8, 2015. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Andy Court, Keith Sharman and Sarah</i> …

Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them

By Lauren Knight<p>“I will <i>not</i> cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were simply reporting on the weather or time of day. At 6 years old, my second-born …

Parenting

Hunger Makes You Crave More Than Food

Hunger is a part of daily life. Before each meal, it beckons us to the table and reminds us that our existence depends on putting food in our mouths. …

Women Die Younger Than Men from HIV in U.S. [Infographic]

Medications are keeping people with HIV alive longer than ever before, but women with AIDS tend to die at a younger age in the U.S. than men with the …

Astronomers May Have Witnessed 2 Black Hole Births

In the classic Sherlock Holmes story “Silver Blaze,” the famed detective solves a murder mystery by noticing something that does <i>not</i> happen: a …

Bizarre Flying Saucer Shaped Clouds Spotted Over South Africa

Late on Sunday afternoon, snap-happy Instagrammers in Cape Town were treated to an eerie and wonderful spectacle, as dark disc-like objects loomed …

Warped sense of humour 'can be early sign of dementia'

Scientists find that patients with frontotemporal dementia had begun laughing at tragic events in the news or in their personal lives years before they were diagnosed<p>The development of a warped sense of humour could be an <b>early sign of dementia</b>, scientists have found.<p>'Clinicians themselves need to …

What happens to your body during an ultramarathon

Sometime in the past couple of decades, the idea of running a marathon became less crazy.<p>Since Oprah Winfrey finished the Marine Corps Marathon in 1994, millions of average Joes and Janes have tackled the distance, and now “26.2” shows up routinely on bumper stickers and bucket lists.<p>But for some …

Researchers Can Now 3D Print Stem Cell 'Building Blocks'

3D printing is one of a number of technologies that have bloomed and spread across the world incredibly rapidly in the last decade. Prosthetics for …