Friday, April 27, 2018

Science

Science
An exact replica of MarcoPolo's 700-year-old last will and testament, is seen in Rome

Study of Marco Polo’s Will Sheds New Light on Famed Traveller

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) On January 9, 1324, the Venetian traveller, merchant and writer Marco Polo was preparing for his final journey - to...
New weapon in malaria fight: a better bed net

New Weapon in Malaria Fight: A Better Bed Net

LONDON (Reuters) A new kind of bed net that blocks mosquitoes' resistance to a common insecticide provides substantially improved protection against malaria, a major...
Men's risk of sexually spreading Zika virus dissipates after first month

Men’s Risk of Sexually Spreading Zika Virus Dissipates after First Month

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects in unborn babies, can also be spread to a woman through...
Researchers propose New Alzheimer's definition based on biology

Researchers Propose New Alzheimer’s Definition Based on Biology

By Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters)  Alzheimer's researchers have proposed a radical change in the way the disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body rather...
New brain memory cells develop well into old age

New Brain Memory Cells Develop Well into Old Age

By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) Well into our 70s, we continue to develop new cells in an area of the brain responsible for new memories...
HPV vaccine coverage on the rise, but still far from 2020 goal

HPV Vaccine Coverage on The Rise, but Still Far from 2020...

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) The proportion of boys and young men in the U.S. receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has more than tripled since...
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