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A cure for Alzheimer’s? Yes, a cure for Alzheimer’s! – Science Blog

This is the most important column I’ve ever written.  The message is quite complex–dozens of new health parameters to test for and to optimize, all of them interacting in ways that will require new training for MDs.  The message is also … Continue reading

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What Happens To Fish During A Hurricane

Hurricanes can be just as deadly for marine life, sometimes stranding them on land or far out at sea. But sometimes marine life benefits or even thrives after these extreme weather events.

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Octopuses keep surprising us – here are eight examples how

Three hearts and blue blood aren’t even the most unusual things about octopuses! Source: Octopuses keep surprising us – here are eight examples how

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‘Extreme Conservation’ in the Most Hostile Places on Earth – National Geographic

Joel Berger dresses up in a bear suit to see how muskoxen in the Arctic will react, just one of the ways he’s an “extreme conservationist.” Conserving wildlife at the extreme edges of the natural world, whether in the Arctic, … Continue reading

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We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

Urgent changes needed to cut risk of extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty, says IPCC Source: We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

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Low Cost Drones – Columbia Robotics

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The snake-like moves of the Eurasian wryneck

The origin of putting a ‘jinx’ on someone has everything to do with this bird: The Eurasian wryneck or Jynx torquilla. To ward off predators, these harmless birds bend and twist their heads around in a snake-like way. They also … Continue reading

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How Music Can Be Better For You Than Sex and Chocolate: Deanna Choi at TEDxQueensU

Deanna Choi is a violinist and an undergraduate psychology student at Queen’s University. Her talk mixes live performance with a presentation on the psychological benefits of music.

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A wrench in Earth’s engine – ScienceBlog.com

Researchers at CU Boulder report that they may have solved a geophysical mystery, pinning down the likely cause of a phenomenon that resembles a wrench in the engine of the planet. In a study published today in Nature Geoscience, the team explored … Continue reading

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The brain may be able to repair itself — with help

Through treating everything from strokes to car accident traumas, neurosurgeon Jocelyne Bloch knows the brain’s inability to repair itself all too well. But now, she suggests, she and her colleagues may have found the key to neural repair: Doublecortin-positive cells. … Continue reading

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