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Alzheimer’s drug may stop disease if used symptoms develop

About 50 percent of people who reach the age of 85 will develop Alzheimer’s disease. Most will die within about five years of exhibiting...

Study: Keep romance alive with double dates

Going on a double date may be more effective at reigniting passion in your own relationship than the classic candlelit dinner for two. According...

Breaking symmetries of quarks—and publishing in ‘Nature’

From matching wings on butterflies to the repeating six-point pattern of snowflakes, symmetries echo through nature, even down to the smallest building blocks of...

Americans with and without children at home report similar life satisfaction

Americans aged 34 to 46 with children at home rate their life satisfaction at higher levels than those without children at home, according to...

Half of black males, 40 percent of white males arrested by...

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, which can hurt their...

Residents of poorer nations find greater meaning in life

While residents of wealthy nations tend to have greater life satisfaction, new research shows that those living in poorer nations report having greater meaning...

Even when test scores go up, some cognitive abilities don’t

To evaluate school quality, states require students to take standardized tests; in many cases, passing those tests is necessary to receive a high-school diploma....
Physical combat tied to memory loss, impairment

Tip-of-the-tongue moments may be benign

Despite the common fear that those annoying tip-of-the-tongue moments are signals of age-related memory decline, the two phenomena appear to be independent, according to...

Beautiful brushstrokes are drawn from data

A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can...

Men feel worse about themselves when female partners succeed

Deep down, men may not bask in the glory of their successful wives or girlfriends. While this is not true of women, men's subconscious...

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