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Lost memories might be able to be restored

New UCLA research indicates that lost memories can be restored. The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. For decades, most neuroscientists have believed […]

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Improved Website Security Leads to Higher Charity Donations

Many generous donors make online contributions to nonprofit organizations this time of year, but most charitable websites surprisingly lack web security seals. Two Rutgers University-Camden accounting professors are researching the […]


The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD

New software yields highest-resolution large-scale maps of polar ice The Greenland Ice Sheet is ready for its close-up. The highest-resolution satellite images ever taken of that region are making their […]


AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria

Children with HIV/AIDS in Africa are at a higher-than-average risk for another deadly disease: malaria. But a team of Yale School of Public Health researchers has discovered that people taking […]


Study: Industrial clusters fuel economies

New study shows clusters, across fields, help growth, jobs, and innovation. Experts have long theorized that having a cluster of firms within a given industry helps a region’s economy grow. […]


Instant-start computers possible with new advance

To encode data, today’s computer memory technology uses electric currents – a major limiting factor for reliability and shrinkability, and the source of significant power consumption. If data could instead […]


Life on an aquaplanet

MIT study finds an exoplanet, tilted on its side, could still be habitable if covered in ocean. Nearly 2,000 planets beyond our solar system have been identified to date. Whether […]


Of Bugs and Brains

Brain structures devoted to learning and memory are highly conserved in the animal kingdom, suggesting a common evolutionary origin. Whether you’re cramming for an exam or just trying to remember […]