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Found: A Gene That Prevents Elephants From Getting Cancer

And it could help us treat cancer better in humans<p>Logically, elephants should get cancer much more than humans do—elephants have 100 times more cells than we do and live just about as long, providing ample opportunity for cancer-causing mutations to occur. But in fact they have less cancer; an …

Superfoods To Cut Alzheimer's Risk And Improve Memory

En español | The research is clear: What you eat has a big impact on your brain. In fact, the right foods — and combinations of foods — can enhance …

Nutrition

NASA spacecraft discovers blue sky, red ice on Pluto

The sky over Pluto may not be sunny, but it's undoubtedly blue.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of the icy dwarf planet in July. The images of Pluto's atmospheric haze were beamed down last week and released by NASA on Thursday.<p>The particles in …

'Doctor Who' Cast News: Star Peter Capaldi and Showrunner Steven Moffat Drop Hints on Maisie Williams' Character

Expand | Collapse<p>Up to now, the details as to who Maisie Williams will play in the upcoming Season 9 of BBC's wildly-popular science-fiction drama …

STAR WARS THE CLONE WARS S5 Finale Spoiler Reaction

<i>Fair warning, here there be Spoilers, and this is going to get a bit emotional.</i><p>I came into <b>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</b> a little late, jumping in when …

Star Wars

Just when you thought all this heartache over The Clone Wars was done and dusted with, Force.net deliver more news that, depending on which way you …

Effect of physical activity, nutrient supplementation interventions on cognition

Two studies in the August 25 issue of <i>JAMA</i> examine the effect of physical activity and nutrient supplementation on cognitive function.<p>In one study, …