Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Deteriorating immune systems may help explain why memory declines with age, researchers find

We’ve long known that the human immune system wards off viruses and bacteria that can make us sick, and now it turns out that our bodily defenses might also play a key role in determining the way our minds decline — or don’t. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Whale of a toxic tale

The blue whale’s testimony to past pesticide use

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

The answer is at the heart of a multi-million dollar advertising campaign by the veterinary industry

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?

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SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food