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Pharmaceutical giant Roche has announced it is discontinuing two major human clinical trials into the anti-Alzheimer's drug crenezumab. The decision by Roche to pull the plug on the trials comes after many similar treatments have also recently failed in human trials adding to the growing doubt about how to best tackle Alzheimer's disease... Continue Reading Questions over future of Alzheim
The Henry Arctowski Antarctic Station, a prefabricated research centre with golden-coloured metal cladding, is set to be built on King George Island in Antarctica.  Read more
New research, led by scientists from the University of Queensland, has described how a novel peptide found in the venom of vampire bats could pave the way for an entirely new class of blood-pressure "wonder drugs." However, the study is being stifled by drug cartels taking over the research site in Mexico, forcing the scientists to find new field sites and potentially setting the work back
Scientists have genetically engineered female mice to develop super strong, dense bones by altering neurons in the rodents' brains. The development could be the first step towards a new treatment for the brittle bone disease osteoporosis in women... Continue Reading "Game-changing" research could lead to novel treatment for osteoporosis in women Category: Science Tags: Genetic
In this GDC 2012 session, Bungie composers Brandi House and Marty O'Donnell discuss insights uncovered through user research about how people feel in response to music in games. ...
A new study is proposing a compelling hypothesis to explain the biological genesis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The research suggests the still mysterious condition is initially triggered by an overactive immune system and may help identify those patients most at risk of developing the illness... Continue Reading New research sheds light on the genesis of chronic fatigue syndrome Ca
Currently, in order to check if someone has malaria but isn't showing any symptoms yet, a blood sample has to be drawn and analyzed. Thanks to an ongoing research project, however, it may soon be possible to detect the disease on the spot within seconds – using sniffer dogs... Continue Reading Dogs sniff out malaria with 70% accuracy during research trial Category: Medical Tags:
Landing an entry-level job in GamesUR is difficult, so having experience can set you apart from other candidates. This post outlines several best practices and principles for getting started in GamesUR. ...
Brits now have more than 500 online mates each. But just five ‘true and close’ real-life friendships, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 adults found Brits typically have […] The post Brits have average of 500 online friends, but only 5 real life friends, claims research appeared first on ShinyShiny.
New research has revealed that fisetin, a natural flavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables, functions as an effective senolytic agent by clearing out damaged aging cells improving health and extending lifespan. .. Continue Reading Anti-aging effects of compound in some fruits and vegetables verified in novel new research Category: Science Tags: Aging Alzheimer's is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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