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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... focus will likely begin to pay off in this second century of Alzheimer’s research. Until 1986, some 80 years after German physician Alois Alzheimer discovered the brain abnormalities associated with the disease, physicians understood little about Alzheimer’s disease. But several decades ago, the pace of dis...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...atures rose, they believe. Changes set in about a century ago, he said, with more mosses growing and shorter periods of ice, followed by lowering water levels and increasing salinity until some dried up completely.In addition to the ponds, the researchers also reported a drying of nearby wetlands. "The eco...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

... Victor Hugo the French romantic poet of 18th century said about menopause - Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age....

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

...sts say that if the temperature at the end of this century is 2.1 to 4 degrees Celsius higher than now -- a reasonable hypothesis given global warming trends -- this figure will increase to almost half. According to the data collected, the whole of the Tanggula Range of mountains is suffering higher tempe...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...climate change . Rising global temperatures this century will stress almost every agricultural region of th...000 people. Its civilisation expired in the 18th century in a bloody sunset of internecine warfare and cannibalism after the trees which provided fuel and ti...

First Genetically Engineered Maize Resistant to Maize Streak Virus Produced in S. Africa

...ientists have been working for more than a quarter century on developing resistant varieties of maize by selecting and crossing varieties with various degrees of resistance to the virus. They said the resistance to the virus requires multiple genes located on different chromosomes, thus ruling out a strai...

Two Week Wait Rule Not Working With Breast Cancer Patients

At the end of the last century death rates from breast cancer in the UK were among the highest in Europe. Long waiting lists, resulting in delayed diagnosis and treatment, were thought to be partly responsible.The two week wait rule is failing breast cancer patients and needs to ...

Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming

... crude, she will be chronicling her voyage with 21 century technology. Armed with laptops in waterproof cases, digital cameras, and GPS trackers, she aims to be a multi-media watchdog of ocean debris, blogging not just her own reflections but evidence of Pacific flotsam. Savage plans to post text daily, ...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

...ot in a typical Mughal ambience in a majestic 17th century garden . Or at least that's what Haryana's tourism department feels. It has made known plans to open up a part of the magical Yadavindra Gardens at Pinjore, 20 km from Chandigarh, for weddings. The magnificently laid and maintained gardens, resti...

Present Rate of Carbon Emissions Could Increase Number of Hot Days in Mediterranean by 500 Pc

...t days in the Mediterranean by the end of the 21st century could show a 200 to 500 percent increase if the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions continue , according to a joint study by American and Chinese scientists. France would be subjected to the largest projected increase of high-temperature extre...

Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek

...ement to those gathered at Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical observatory in the heart of the capital. 'Though the lunar occultation is not a rarest of the rare event yet it's beautiful,' said Nehru Planetarium director R. Rathnasree. Elaborating on the phenomenon, Rathnasree said: 'A lunar occ...

World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive

...-year-old Japanese engineer born at the end of the century before last was awarded official recognition Monday as the world's newest oldest man, and joked he was sorry for still being alive. Tomoji Tanabe, a teetotaller who has repeatedly said that avoiding alcohol was a secret of his longevity, was given a...

Hitler's Holocaust may Have Stemmed from Syphilis from Jewish Prostitute

...ther historical figures in the 19th and early 20th century suffered from syphilis without the murderous consequences wreaked by Hitler," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying. Dr Habeeb presented his findings at the Royal College of Psychiatrists' annual meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland....

Australian PM Says No to Same-sex Marriage

...ll a long way to go. "We're talking about the 21st century here, not last century: same sex couples should have the same rights as other couples and the Australian public want it that way," he said. A report by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Community on entitlements for same sex couples is expecte...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...ew approach to development aims to respond to 21st century conditions. Out-of-date policies are undermining unprecedented opportunities for recent aid commitments to improve the environment and combat poverty. We live in an era of unprecedented environmental and technological flux; apocalyptic predictions...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...ical economist who shot to prominence in late 18th century Britain. His Essay on the Principle of Population ...e the disaster predicted to strike in the mid-19th century did not indeed materialize. But a century and a half later he might be proved right thanks to the...

Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

... one of the most dangerous diseases of the present century and one of the most researched one still leaves many questions unanswered about its origin. Many researchers believe that the answers to the origin could be found in the jungles of central Africa. The understanding to the origin might lead to findin...

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...ork on the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century taking place at research centres around the world. The official opening of the new FRAME Alternatives Laboratory will be performed by Ed Balls MP at 11.30am on Friday, July 6. The event will also be attended by members of both FRAME and The Univers...

West Told to Stop Blaming China for Pollution

...on in the West, particularly in the UK more than a century ago, created the present problem. However, Ralph Peterson, chief executive officer of US-based CH2M HILL Companies expressed concern for the manner in which Asian countries are currently consuming energy. The chair of the US management, design and ...

Sydney Opera House Wins World Heritage Status

...a House was a great architectural work of the 20th century that brought together "multiple strands of creativity and innovation", the world heritage committee said in a statement. "A great urban sculpture set in a remarkable waterscape, at the tip of a peninsula projecting into Sydney Harbour, the building...

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