World Science: Drug said to thwart brain decline, grow brain cells in rodents
* Drug said to thwart mental decline, grow
brain cells in rodents:
Research has turned up clues to a mechanism that
could lead to a for Alzheimer's disease treatment,
* Once-in-a-lifetime eclipse by asteroid to treat
In a rare event next Thursday, some skywatchers will
be able to see a star be eaten by an asteroid.
* Group of genes may predict longevity with 77%
Researchers have identified a group of genes that
they say can be used to foretell whether people will
live to near or past 100.
* "Standard model" safe as physicists can't find
misbehaving light particles:
A distinction between two basic types of particles
held firm in a new test, backing up long-held
assumptions about space, time and causality.
* Coffee may help prevent cancer:
Several new studies suggest coffee helps ward off
breast, prostate, head and neck cancers.
* Right whales forced to shout over peoples
noise, scientists say:
* Star reportedly witnessed in birth:
* From brain science, new questions about free
* Experience with different cultures may boost
* Natural "Velcro" binds ant, tree in joint mission:
* Brain structure linked to personality:
* How a hard chair creates a hard heart:
* "Superstorm" detected on planet outside our
* Chimps kill each other for territory, study finds:
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