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A Single Protein May Help Explain Memory Loss In Old Age

If you're finding it harder to remember where you put the car keys, the culprit could be a brain protein with a name that's easy to forget: RbAp48.<p>A shortage of this protein appears to impair our ability to remember things as we age, researchers report in the current issue of Science <i>Translational</i> …

Lowest temperature for life discovered

Scientists have pinpointed the lowest temperature at which simple life can live and grow.<p>The study, published in PLoS One, reveals that below -20 °C, …

Changes in river chemistry affect water supplies

In the first survey of its kind, researchers looked at long-term records of alkalinity trends in 97 streams and rivers from Florida to New …

Scientists detect magmatic water on moon’s surface

“This impressive research confirms earlier lab analyses of Apollo samples, and will help broaden our understanding of how this water originated and …