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Can the flu cause Parkinson’s and other brain disorders?

Scientist | 
One of the earliest links between influenza and neural dysfunction was a correlation between the 1918 Spanish flu, caused by ...

China is growing crops on the moon in preparation for its proposed lunar base

Scientist | 
There’s cotton growing on the far side of the moon—the first time plants have sprouted there. On January 3, a ...

Exercise as a treatment for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?

Scientist | 
Researchers have long recognized that exercise sharpens certain cognitive skills. Indeed, [researcher Hiroshi] Maejima and his colleagues have found that ...

Life-forming water droplets could have jump-started early evolution

Scientist | 
Reactions in tiny droplets of water may have given rise to some of the molecules essential for the origin of ...