Immune Gene Deficiency Accelerates Alzheimer's Disease
SCIENCE

Immune Gene Deficiency Accelerates Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine are investigating how an immune cell gene deficiency may affect Alzheimer's disease. Elimination of the microglial gene CX3CR1 in animal models of Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration, [more…]

Carbon Nanotubes Are Everywhere
Chemistry

Carbon Nanotubes Are Everywhere

Everything from batteries and water purifiers to auto parts and sporting goods could undergo a revolution thanks to carbon nanotubes. Vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotube fabrication, Department of Energy (SWCNT) [more…]

Who Was Homo Antecessor
archaeology

Who Was Homo Antecessor?

An early human species known as Homo antecessor or Latin "pioneer man" lived between 1.2 and 0.8 million years ago in the Early Pleistocene and was discovered at the prolific archaeological site of the Sierra de Atapuerca in Spain. [more…]

Last Blood Lunar Eclipse of the Year
Astronomy

Last Bloody Lunar Eclipse of 2022

Your last chance to see a total lunar eclipse for a while is about to arrive. According to NASA, the last such eclipse will occur in North America in the early morning hours of November 8, and the other will occur in March 2025. [more…]