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Listen: Another big Alzheimer's failure, postpartum progress, and Long Island shores

47 minutes ago   |   STAT

Should Alzheimer's researchers just give up on amyloid plaques? What will a new drug mean for moms with postpartum depression? And which coastal region of Long Island is...
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Alzheimer's and amyloid: ‘It's time to do something else'

47 minutes ago   |   STAT

If there is anything more certain than the failure of experimental Alzheimer's drugs - nearly 300, at last count - it is the immediate reaction of many diehard supporters of...
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Agreement aligns Quadram Institute and University of Newcastle, Australia to tackle global food and health challenges

Agreement aligns Quadram Institute and University of Newcastle, Australia to tackle global food and health challenges

1 hour ago   |   Quadram

Professor Kevin Hall, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the University of Newcastle, Australia and Professor Ian Charles, Director of the Quadram Institute Quadram Institute...
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STAT Plus: After the blowup of the biggest hope for Alzheimer's, what's next in the pipeline?

2 hours ago   |   STAT

The experimental drug known as aducanumab has long been seen as the next big hope on the horizon for Alzheimer's patients - but that hope came crashing down on Thursday, when...
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Will Trump's new free speech order affect research funding?

2 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Thursday announced a plan to force universities that violate free-speech principles to forfeit billions of dollars in biomedical...
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Rumors of a quasar's death may have been premature

Rumors of a quasar's death may have been premature

3 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

A quasar nicknames the Teacup features a “handle” of optical and X-ray light surrounding a giant bubble of hot gas blown away from a supermassive black hole at the heart of the...
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House Democrats request Purdue opioid documents, focusing on the role of the Sacklers

3 hours ago   |   STAT

The House Oversight Committee is asking Purdue Pharma for documents that could shine a light on the billionaire family that owns the company and its alleged role in the opioid...
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Planet Nine SHOCK: Astronomer explains effect mystery Planet 9 has on entire solar system

Planet Nine SHOCK: Astronomer explains effect mystery Planet 9 has on entire solar system

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE mysterious Planet Nine's gravitational pull could have a bizarre effect on the entire solar system if proven to exist, an astronomer has spectacularly claimed.
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The odds are stacked against maths | Letters

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Letters from Dr Helen Drury , Christopher Ormell and Jane Lawson on ‘maths anxiety' and Britain's poor numeracy rate The Nuffield Foundation's report raises very worthy concern...
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AI can mistakenly see cancer in medical scans after tiny image tweaks

3 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Medical artificial intelligence is brittle. Although it promises to quickly analyse medical scans, it can trip up on seemingly innocuous issues
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Super Moon 2019: Best time and place in Australia to see tonight's...

Super Moon 2019: Best time and place in Australia to see tonight's SPECTACULAR Supermoon

A STUNNING Super Moon will arrive over Australia tonight. Learn when and where you can catch the Super Worm Moon in Australia here. Read more ...

Spring Equinox Moon 2019: What is a Worm Moon? Can you see the Super Worm...

Spring Equinox Moon 2019: What is a Worm Moon? Can you see the Super Worm Moon tonight?

SPRING has sprung today, an astronomical event serendipitously coinciding with a Supermoon. Here is how to catch tonight's March Super Worm Moon. Read more ...

Agreement aligns Quadram Institute and University of Newcastle, Australia to...

Agreement aligns Quadram Institute and University of Newcastle, Australia to tackle global food and health challenges

Professor Kevin Hall, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the University of Newcastle, Australia and Professor Ian Charles, Director of the Quadram Institute Quadram Institute... Read more ...

Rumors of a quasar's death may have been premature

Rumors of a quasar's death may have been premature

A quasar nicknames the Teacup features a “handle” of optical and X-ray light surrounding a giant bubble of hot gas blown away from a supermassive black hole at the heart of the... Read more ...

Planet Nine SHOCK: Astronomer explains effect mystery Planet 9 has on entire...

Planet Nine SHOCK: Astronomer explains effect mystery Planet 9 has on entire solar system

THE mysterious Planet Nine's gravitational pull could have a bizarre effect on the entire solar system if proven to exist, an astronomer has spectacularly claimed. Read more ...

NASA asteroid tracker: An asteroid will pass closer than the Moon TONIGHT at...

NASA asteroid tracker: An asteroid will pass closer than the Moon TONIGHT at 12,000MPH

AN ASTEROID hurtling through space faster than 12,000mph will skim the Earth tonight closer than the Moon, NASA's asteroid trackers have revealed. Read more ...

Solar storm WARNING: Experts warn of POWER OUTAGES from massive solar flare

Solar storm WARNING: Experts warn of POWER OUTAGES from massive solar flare

A MAJOR solar storm is on its way and it could down radio communications, experts have warned. Read more ...

Super Moon 2019 in pictures: INCREDIBLE pictures of the final Supermoon of 2019

Super Moon 2019 in pictures: INCREDIBLE pictures of the final Supermoon of 2019

A SUPER Worm Equinox Moon last night lit up the night skies around the world, offering photographers the opportunity to snap the final Supermoon of 2019. Read more ...

NASA to use ‘space drones' in search for alien life on Mars

NASA to use ‘space drones' in search for alien life on Mars

NASA will accelerate the search for subterranean alien life on Mars with space drones technology, the US space agency has announced. Read more ...

Science says it's better to sleep next to a dog than a human

Science says it's better to sleep next to a dog than a human

Pooch snuggles win Credit: Anni Sommer/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock If you've got a dog, you'll know that there's nothing quite like a snuggle on the sofa while binge watching... Read more ...