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Alzheimer's Drug Study Gives Tantalising Results

A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s is showing “tantalising” promise, scientists say.

Experts are cautious because the drug, Aducanumab, is still in the early stages of development.  428 more words

Health

Forget anonymity: Internet trolls are more abusive when using their real names, study finds

Many have blamed the ability to remain anonymous for social media’s widespread bullying problems. But it turns out those who hide behind screen names aren’t necessarily the most abusive kind of Internet trolls, according to a new study. 562 more words

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Robots Being Designed 'to Hunt Prey'

In the 1932 movie classic, The Most Dangerous Game, a homicidal madman gets his thrills hunting human beings.

In a little science project underway at the University of Zurich, scientists–heh-heh–are trying to design robots “to hunt prey” ( … 201 more words

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Beginning Of The End For The European Union?

At 1:00 am this morning, I was reading about the United Kingdom’s vote to withdraw from the European Union. It passed with an incredibly small majority, 51.89%. 430 more words

Reflections

Senioritis in Switzerland: UHS student finishes her senior year in another country

By SOPHIA HUO
Staff Writer

“I’ll never get to experience what it really feels like to be a second semester senior…but I guess you could say I win at senioritis because I’m dipping from school for all of second semester,” said… 527 more words

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Working past the age of 65 has its benefits

Many Canadians are working past age 65.

Some are still paying off mortgage debt while accumulating more retirement savings. Others are paying for children’s post-secondary education costs. 621 more words

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Will You Ever Be Able to Upload Your Brain? 

In recent times it has become appealing to believe that your dead brain might be preserved sufficiently by freezing so that some future civilization could bring your mind back to life.  842 more words
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