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11-18-2018 frontiers-in-aging-neuroscience-bacteria-alzheimers-research-topic

Not so-sterile brains? Researchers find harmless bacteria living there

Rachael Rettner | 
In the latest example of bacteria being "literally everywhere," scientists appear to have found evidence of microbes living harmlessly in ...
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‘People are primed for ET’: Why the discovery of alien life won’t frighten us

Mindy Weisberger | 
On [October 30] 80 years ago, actor Orson Welles announced to audiences in a chilling radio performance that Martians were ...
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Longer lives for humans? Here’s what it will take

Yasemin Saplakoglu | 
How healthy will the world be in 2040? If things continue as they are now, the answer is better off ...
9-6-2018 090318_bb_warrior_feat

Medieval graves yield genetic clues about kinship of Germanic warrior family

Laura Geggel | 
A dozen lavish medieval graves holding the remains of 13 people have finally spilled their genetic secrets, now that researchers ...
6-13-2018 Why-get-certified-in-Artificial-Intelligence

Here’s why so many of us are spooked by artificial intelligence?

Mindy Weisberger | 
[N]ot everyone is ready to welcome AI with open arms. In recent years, as computer scientists have pushed the boundaries ...
6-5-2018 Waking-in-the-night

Why dreams are so hard to remember and what you can do about it

Bahar Gholipour | 
In waking life, [quickly] forgetting recent experiences would surely land you in a doctor's office. With dreams, however, forgetting is ...
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Do you have second ‘brain’ in your colon?

Brandon Specktor | 
You're reading these words because you have a brain in your head. But did you know you also have a ...
5-7-2018 lost

King David’s United Monarchy: Is this 3,000-year-old Israeli house evidence of ‘lost’ biblical kingdom?

Owen Jarus | 
Archaeologists have discovered a sprawling, possibly 3,000-year-old house that suggests a biblical kingdom called the United Monarchy, ruled by King ...
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About phosphorous and why extraterrestrial life may be a long shot

Marcus Woo | 
Phosphorus is an essential element for life — but that there was enough of it for life to start on ...
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Searching for Hóp, the lost Canadian Viking settlement from lore

Owen Jarus | 
A lost Viking settlement known as "Hóp," which has been mentioned in sagas passed down over hundreds of years, is ...
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‘Spreading depression’: The silencing of electrical activity in dying brains

Rafi Letzter | 
Harvard biologist Aristides Leão described finding a sudden silencing of electrical activity in the exposed brains of his unconscious experimental animals after ...
1-21-2018

111-year old mystery solved: Egyptian mummies from 2000 BCE are half-brothers, DNA analysis shows

Laura Geggel | 
Two Egyptian mummies that rested next to each other for nearly 4,000 years are not full brothers, but rather half ...
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How your brain steps on the brake after starting a task

Rafi Letzter | 
To stop an activity, your brain must engage in very precise timing that involves the careful coordination of three distinct ...