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  • Solution to many a problem: Take a walk

    Solvitur ambulando -- "It is solved by walking." This was the solution of St. Augustine to one of Zeno's paradoxes, the thought experiment in which the 5th century B.C. philosopher Zeno of Elea used the concept of the infinite divisibility of time and space prove that we can never actually arrive at a destination. And so came St. Augustine's very efficient answer.
  • Brain wash

     
    Time: A new study out of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) suggests sleep is necessary for the brain to get rid of waste. The study, published in the journal Science, also reveals that the brain’s cells shrivel up...

    Experimental drug shows some benefit for Huntington's disease

     
    An experimental drug call latrepirdine has produced a small improvement in the mental abilities of some patients with Huntington's disease, a finding that sets the stage for a larger clinical trial. Although the improvement was modest, the study marks...

    Softeners in plastics may affect masculinity in young boys, study says

     
    Boys born to mothers who have above-normal levels of the controversial chemicals known as phthalates in their urine are less likely to exhibit masculine behavior, a new study has found. Phthalates, which block the activity of male hormones such as...

    Rodent of the Week: Chemo disrupts birth of new brain cells

     
    Many people refer to something called chemo-brain that occurs while on chemotherapy. The medications, while attacking cancer cells, also seem to affect cognitive function. A new study depicts what happens in the brain from these potent drugs and...