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A substance found in young spinal fluid helps old mice remember

A substance found in young spinal fluid helps old mice remember

The memory of aging mice improved when they received a substance found in the spinal fluid of young animals. ROBERT F. BUKATY/AP hide caption toggle caption ROBERT F. BUKATY/AP The memory of aging mice improved when they received a substance found in the spinal fluid of young animals. ROBERT F. BUKATY/AP A team at Stanford …

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How One Company Helps Keep Russia's TV Propaganda Machine Online

How One Company Helps Keep Russia’s TV Propaganda Machine Online

“If the European authorities impose new sanctions against Russian channels, we will stop their broadcast,” the company said. It added: “At this stage, no regulator or other competent authority has asked us to stop broadcasting private Russian television channels in Russia.” Philipoff and Lange have been turning their appeal to politicians, but with minimal effect. …

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A Brain Chemical Helps Neurons Know When to Start a Movement

A Brain Chemical Helps Neurons Know When to Start a Movement

By washing through the brain, neuromodulators “allow you to govern the excitability of a large region of the brain more or less in the same way or at the same time,” said Eve Marder, a neuroscientist at Brandeis University widely recognized for her pioneering studies on neuromodulators in the late 1980s. “You’re basically creating either …

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A Vast Underground Water System Helps Drive Antarctica's Glaciers

A Vast Underground Water System Helps Drive Antarctica’s Glaciers

Lake Whillans is a strange body of water, starting with the fact that there is liquid to fill it at all. Though buried under more than 2,000 feet of Antarctic ice, its temperatures climb to just shy of 0 degrees Celsius, thanks to a combination of geothermal warmth, intense friction from ice scraping rock, and …

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