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Fasting as a treatment for Alzheimer’s? Preliminary research indicates benefits

Discover | 
[Neuroscientist Mark] Mattson has spent decades researching calorie intake and Alzheimer’s disease. In several studies of mice genetically altered to ...
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If aliens exist, we could signal them with a massive laser…and why that’s a bad idea

Astronomy | 
If extraterrestrial life exists in our neck of the Milky Way, how would we make our presence known to one ...