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Alzheimer's Drugs In The Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too

Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients, but also people with Parkinson's disease and other brain disorders.<p>Previous efforts to treat …

Tiny brain implant delivers drugs with a remote control

An implant, the size of a human hair, can deliver drugs to the brain with the click of a button. A team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Illinois have demonstrated the wireless technology in mice. While a previous iteration of the device delivered LED to …

This Is Your Brain on Jane Austen: The Neuroscience of Reading Great Literature

I freely admit it—like a great many people these days, I have a social media addiction. My drug of choice, Twitter, can seem like a particularly …

Solar-Powered Plane Grounded in Hawaii Until Next Spring

Innovation<p>The solar-powered plane that is attempting an around-the-world journey to demonstrate environmentally-friendly technologies will be grounded in Hawaii through the spring of next year after suffering battery damage on a record-setting flight across the Pacific.<p>The sun-charged batteries …

Solar Impulse

Collaboration, not competition

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Headstrong: 52 women who changed science – and the world

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Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

I just drank a cup of water. Nothing unusual there, but this was without a cup or other container. Instead, the water was held in a clear, edible membrane that I popped into my mouth and bit down on. It tasted, well, just like water, because this clear sphere was made just from water and two …

Pluto up close: Spacecraft achieves flyby, then calls home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.<p>Confirmation of mission success came 13 hours after the actual flyby and, after a day of …

Ten ancient businesses that still exist today

BRITTNEY HELMRICH news.com.au<p><b>IN THE United States or Australia, it’s a big deal when a company has been around for more than a century.</b><p>Travel the …