The authors of a study on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia presented at a conference last week say they've made a major breakthrough in treating the illness. The study shows vitamins halt the brain shrinkage that leads to memory loss.
Frequent experience of déjà vu and anxiety related to university life coupled with unfortunate experimentation with LSD make a young man's life a continual time-loop of seemingly relived events, a condition newly described as psychogenic déjà vu.
A predator-prey study started 57 years ago will have to end, or possibly shift direction next year because the wolves being studied are nearly extinct. The population of predators on Isle Royale is down to three lone wolves.
On Friday the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications released the latest figures on the country's natural population decline, and for the very first time, the natural decline topped 250,000.
Julius Caesar is considered one of the world's greatest military leaders, his conquests at times audacious in their planning. But besides studying his victories, historians and medical scientists have long debated his health history.
A recent documentary by Motherboard looks into the murky world of mammoth cloning. Focusing on the efforts of a company in South Korea, it poses the question of whether this is truly the advancement of science or just big business?
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Most people think of slavery and slave markets as being peculiar to our Southern states and being strictly a "Southern crime against humanity." But New Yorkers are finally going to have to acknowledge their own role in the trade in human beings.
For more than 60 million years, enormous predatory birds, often called "terror birds" dominated South America.
Now, a recent find of a previously unknown species in Argentina sheds light on how these birds vocalized — and possibly hunted their prey.
The mystery of the two strange light spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres has deepened. New infrared images from the Dawn space craft are giving contradictory information, which has left scientists baffled.