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Lewrockwell.com

The recurring plagues known as the “Black Death,” which decimated medieval peoples, could return in modern times as antibiotic-resistant forms of of the virus have emerged, a study warns.

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arclein

Some of the studies showing that the drugs improve memory have been done in mice. For example, the statin drug simvastatin (Zocor®) fully restored short- and long-term memory in adult mice in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This same eff

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http://www.technewsdaily.com, by Marshall Honorof

Due to the complexity of animal vision — and mammalian vision in particular — repairing damaged eyes is one of the most challenging aspects of modern medicine.

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Farm Wars

Whole Foods said out loud what just about every grocery store, supermarket, and big box health food store is really doing – selling GMOs disguised as “healthy” food. You can do it, just don’t talk about it.

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arclein

"They allow us to construct extremely energy-efficient and robust processors that are able to learn by themselves," Thomas said, suggesting principles taken from nature can be recreated in technological systems to develop a neuromorphic or nerve-

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arclein

In order to infect cells, flu viruses bind onto sugars on the cell surface. To be able to spread they need to remove these sugars. The new drug works by preventing the virus from removing sugars and blocking the virus from infecting more cells. It is

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LiveScience

Water in faults vaporizes during an earthquake, depositing gold, according to a model which provides a quantitative mechanism for the link between gold and quartz seen in many of the world's gold deposits, said a geophysicist at the

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ted.com

Ink that conducts electricity; a window that turns from clear to opaque at the flip of a switch; a jelly that makes music. All this stuff exists, and Catarina Mota says: It's time to play with it.