Tiffany Souterre

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Groundbreaking Blood Test Successfully Predicts Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

Their study, <i>Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults,</i> is published in today's online issue of <i>Nature Medicine,</i> …

Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s risk early

Researchers have developed a blood test that predicts with more than 90 percent accuracy who is at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The …

Diets high in meat, eggs and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking

A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according to a controversial study into the impact of protein consumption on longevity.<p>High levels of dietary animal protein in people under 65 years of age was linked to a fourfold increase in their risk of death …

How the Blind Dream

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that I’ve read about or experienced recently in my waking life. Some of my dreams don’t even have the intrigue of another character; …

The last place on Earth… without life

Weird and wonderful creatures can thrive in the most hostile parts on the planet, but there are a few places too harsh for even the hardiest, discovers Rachel Nuwer.<p>In the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, it looks as if nothing could ever survive. It is one of the driest places in the world, and …

Pollux: The brighter Twin star

Close together in the sky, Pollux and its brother star Castor are easy to compare. Pollux is brighter and golden in color, while Castor is fainter …

Astronomy

Kids’ nightmares may signal psychotic episode risk

Children who suffer from frequent nightmares or bouts of night terrors may be at an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence, according …

Can male hormones boost women’s fertility?

A new study suggests that male hormones, also called androgens, help drive the development of follicles—structures that contain and ultimately …

Women's Health

Virus Resurrected After Chilling in Siberia for 30,000 years

French scientists are celebrating after successfully revitalizing an ancient virus that had been lying dormant for 30,000 years in Siberian …

Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

Genetics

1 In 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Goes Around The Earth, Survey Says

A quarter of Americans surveyed could not correctly answer that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the other way around, according to a report out Friday from the National Science Foundation.<p>The survey of 2,200 people in the United States was conducted by the NSF in 2012 and released on …