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BRAIN TRAINING GAMES BOOST MEMORY AND MAY REDUCE THE RISK OF DEMENTIA, RESEARCH SUGGESTS
Brain training games boost the memory and may reduce the risk of dementia, new research suggests.
AFTER 1,000 DAYS IN ORBIT, HERE ARE THE 10 MOST REMARKABLE THINGS MAVEN TAUGHT US
Over its 1,000 day orbit, MAVEN has revealed the weird and wonderful history of Mars, which NASA has now codified into a list of top ten discoveries. As well as being scientifically fascinating, what does this knowledge allow us to prepare for?
RABBITS, GUINEA PIGS, AND FERRETS - THE UNLIKELY DEMENTIA THERAPY COMING TO CARE HOME NEAR YOU
Rabbits, guinea pigs, hens and ferrets are being used as an unlikely therapy in the battle against dementia and loneliness.
THIS NEW GENE-EDITING TECHNIQUE CAN SPOT CRISPR’S MISTAKES
Scientists have developed a tool that can test an entire genome against a CRISPR molecule to predict potential errors and interactions. This will allow doctors to ensure treatments are safer and more effective.
BULLIED KIDS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE LOADED GUNS, REPORT SUGGESTS
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THE UK IS BUILDING A $150 MILLION FACILITY WHERE YOU CAN TRAIN FOR TRIPS INTO SPACE
The U.K has taken another step forward on the path to making space accessible to everyone by announcing plans to construct the world's first commercial facility for training would-be astronauts. The center will provide citizens with all the training they need to undergo space flights.
THE LORE AND LURE OF UNICORNS
Along with mermaids and dragons, unicorns are among the world's best-known mythical creatures.
THESE ARE SOME OF THE BIGGEST MOONSHOTS ALPHABET EVER ATTEMPTED
Alphabet is Google's parent company, and their “moonshot” projects try to radically improve the world by aiming for the moon..and beyond. These projects are pushing the boundaries of what's possible and don’t take "no" for an answer.
PETER CAPALDI’S FIVE BEST AND FIVE WORST DOCTOR WHO EPISODES
Farewell then, Twelfth Doctor. Saturday night’s series finale, titled The Doctor Falls, represents the last full episode for Peter Capaldi’s incarnation of the Timelord, who will regenerate during the Christmas special.
ANCIENT ROMAN SKULLS REVEAL LOCAL GROUPS' DISTINCTIVE FACIAL FEATURES
Forensic techniques that are used to solve modern homicide cases helped American anthropologists reveal family resemblances in 2,000-year-old skulls from the Roman Empire.