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Genetic Evidence Suggests Iron is Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

According to a recent study, people with a rare variant in the HFE gene are three times less likely to develop dementia than the general population. 508 more words


Hi-tech conservationists fight Indonesia wildlife crime

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

JAKARTA: From cutting-edge DNA barcoding to smartphone apps that can identify illegal wildlife sales, conservationists are turning to hi-tech tools in their battle against Indonesia’s animal traffickers. 648 more words

Current Affairs

There are people who hear color—and they may have hyper-connected brains

(Source: arstechnica.com)

For some, musical notes conjure flashes of color, letters and numbers have their own particular hues, and certain sounds tickle. Researchers have reported these extraordinary cases of sensory mixing, called synesthesia—loosely translated to perceived together—for more than 130 years. 540 more words


Getting A Social Security Number For An Adopted Child

All children in the United States need to have a social security number. If you have adopted a child, there are 2 options that are available to you. 533 more words


Get Your Official Change Of Address Confirmation Online Or Offline

When you have that official change of address validation or verification letter in hand, you are going to know that the USPS will take care of forwarding your mail. 564 more words


What the FDA doesn't know can kill you

The FDA is approving new and generic medicines at a faster rate than ever before. President Donald Trump broke this news in his State of the Union address, implying that clearing away thickets of pharmaceutical regulations helped American consumers. 1,030 more words


Medical Microbiologist Interview

Please tell us how did you end up in such an offbeat, unconventional and uncommon career?

When I was young, I was a huge fan of the “Jurassic Park” movies and Dinosaurs simply fascinated me. 335 more words