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Taurine-like chemical restores cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's

Tests show compound, similar to that found in energy drinks, clears amyloid beta plaques, which build up in the brain in early stages of Alzheimer’s<p>Scientists have discovered a chemical that destroys toxic plaques which build up in the brain in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>Preliminary …

Dementia

Geeky Gadgets Deals Of The Week 25th April 2015

We have had some great deals in the Geeky Gadgets Deals Store this week, so it is time of our round up of the most popular deals.<p>Some of this weeks …

Everest hit by avalanche after Nepal earthquake

A large earthquake in Kathmandu has triggered an avalance on Mount Everest, killing 18 people at base camp<p>A powerful earthquake in <b>Nepal</b> on Saturday triggered an avalanche on <b>Mount Everest</b>, climbers said, raising fears for those on the world's highest peak a year after another avalanche caused the …

The 3-D Printing Revolution

Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way. Most executives and many engineers don’t realize it, but this technology has moved well beyond prototyping, rapid tooling, trinkets, and toys. “Additive manufacturing” is creating durable and safe products for sale …

Manufacturing

Sumatra coastal cave records stunning tsunami history

<b>A cave on the northwestern coast of Sumatra holds a remarkable record of big tsunamis in the Indian Ocean.</b><p>The limestone opening, close to Banda Aceh, retains the sandy deposits washed ashore by huge, earthquake-induced waves over thousands of years.<p>Scientists are using the site to help determine …

San Francisco

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Business (Canada)

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Scientist Related to Killers Learns He Has a Psychopath's Brain

James Fallon admits he has a lot in common with serial killer Ted Bundy and Columbine assassin Eric Harris. He is aggressive, lacks empathy and is a …

Neurology

Articles about 10 ways use shoji screens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, …

Outdoor Spaces

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

Pope Francis calls for powers to be stripped from Vatican

Pope Francis says "excessive centralisation" complicates the Church, in his first "apostolic exhortation", but avoids controversial issues such as women priests and abortion<p><b>The Pope</b> has outlined his vision for the future of the Catholic Church, call for powers to be stripped from the <b>Vatican</b>, …

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Cheap & Chic Holiday Dresses

13 perfect holiday dresses that won't break the bank.<p>It's that time of year again—inboxes are filling up with party invites—and a special occasion calls for an equally special dress. From satin jewel tones to shimmering metallics, we picked 13 chic cocktail dresses that won't break the bank.

Clothing

New Amazingly Surreal Portraits by 19-Year-Old Alex Stoddard

One of our favorite young photographers, Alex Stoddard, continues to expand his collection of creative images, offering an endless source of inspiration for his peers. The 19-year-old photographer manages to produce engaging narratives with each image he shares through his Flickr account, inviting …

Photography

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Yahoo to NSA: Get off my lawn, too

Yahoo wants to keep the NSA out, just like Google.<p>The media company announced today that it will be rolling out heavy, 2048-bit key encryption across all of its products and covering all of Yahoo’s data center communications between servers.<p>The stronger security was inspired by a national security …

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Grizzly Peak View

Rounded Forest Design Plans Revealed for NYC's the High Line

The High Line in New York City has rapidly developed over the years, becoming quite the spot for tourists and locals alike. Just recently, developers announced the final phase of construction for the 1-mile elevated park, which is built on a historic piece of New York railroad. The plans consist of …

New York City

New Medical Device Treats Epilepsy With A Well-Timed Zap

Imagine a tiny computer embedded under your scalp that's constantly tracking your brain activity and zapping you when it senses something awry.<p>That might sound like science fiction, but a medical device that does that was just approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an option for people …

Behind the Scenes at Louis Vuitton's Latest Campaign Starring Arizona Muse and David Bowie

It's filmed in Venice with a full cast of masked characters; this peek behind the scenes is nearly as beautiful as the finished product, below. [#iframe://www.youtube.com/embed/GpTwgRk2aUU](640x480)

Victoria Beckham's Wedding Day Tiara Is Up for Auction

In 1999, the wedding of then-Spice Girl Victoria Adams and star footballer David Beckham was the British social event of the year. The couple's son Brooklyn was the ring-bearer at the nearly $900,000 ceremony and reception in Ireland, and before the official spread appeared in <i>OK!</i> magazine, images …

Best-Dressed Celebrities of the Week

Each week, we crown 5 celebrities who inspired us with their style. Whose look do you love the most? Tweet us your best-dressed at @glamour_fashion and let us know!

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Could arthritis drug combat Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's affects 35 million people worldwide and billions have been spent on research – to little avail. But an unconventional approach based on a 30-year-old evolutionary theory might provide a way forward<p>At the beginning of next year, Clive Holmes will attempt to do something remarkable. But …

The housewives taking on militants in Kashmir

<b>Tucked away in the northern-most recesses of the insurgency-hit region of Kashmir, a community is fighting a little-known battle to keep Islamist militants at bay. And the charge is led by none other than a band of housewives.</b><p>During the last three years, these women have conducted a sustained and …

Pakistan