A pill to make you smarter? New drug grows brain cells
The drug helps more baby brain cells survive and grow to become functioning brain cells.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Researchers have found a drug that can help the brain grow new cells and said their study may lead to ways to improve experimental Alzheimer's drugs.
The researchers' work, done on rodents, builds on findings that all mammals, including humans, make brain cells throughout their lives. Most of these die, but this drug helps more of the baby cells survive and grow to become functioning brain cells.Read more »
The Crazy World of Visual Hallucinations
Hallucinations may seem crazy, but there is actually a scientific reason behind why they occur. Below, we explain various forms of hallucinations, the visual implications and why they occur. So, next time you see something that really isn’t there, take a closer look at what is really going on.Read more »
Certain marijuana components may suppress the tumors of highly invasive cancers, a new study finds.
In laboratory tests, cannabinoids, the active components in marijuana, were found to slow the spread of lung and cervical cancer tumors, according to researchers Robert Ramer and Burkhard Hinz of the University of Rostock in Germany.Read more »
The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men
If I were going to describe the perfect contraceptive, it would go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or sex drive, no negative health effects whatsoever, and 100 percent effectiveness. The funny thing is, something like that currently exists.Read more »
SETI will listen to newly discovered "Earthlike Planet"Read more »
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The Attorney General of Virginia attacks University scientists whose scientific findings he doesn't agree with.Read more »
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