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Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer’s

New research has discovered that long journeys in space can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study was funded by NASA and aimed to invest…

Removing old cells could extend life

New research suggests that the key to longevity might be to remove old worn out cells. The older cells within our bodies eventually start to display s…

Sharks found to be colourblind

New research in to sharks has revealed that they are completely unable to see colours. This means that divers wearing light-coloured swimsuits are les…

Dead or alive ? Its all in the eyes

New research has shown how important the eyes are in determining if we are looking at a living person. A sequence of images was created using an amalg…

Bacteria a lot smarter than believed

New research suggests that some bacteria is actually a lot more adept at complex decision making than believed. When you think of bacteria the level o…