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Rate of Alzheimer’s among older people declines

Rate of Alzheimer’s among older people declines

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia among 65 adults ages and older notably declined from in the twelve years to 2012, a new study suggested.

Fijian ants have been farming for at least 3 million years: study

Fijian ants have been farming for at least 3 million years: study

A species of ants found in Fiji started farming much earlier than humans did, a team of German entomologists reported in the journal Nature.

NASA awards water survey mission launch contract to SpaceX

NASA awards water survey mission launch contract to SpaceX

NASA's Surface Water & Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite, which will conduct first-ever survey of Earth's surface water, will ride to orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. The launch will take place from Vandenberg Air Force Base in April 2021.

Some recalled toys still being sold online: MassPIRG

Some recalled toys still being sold online: MassPIRG

Many recalled toys that may pose hazards to kids are still available online for purchase, according to the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group's (MassPIRG's) latest report. 

The nonprofit MassPIRG Education Fund released its 31st annual toy safety report titled "Trouble in Toyland" at a recent news conference in Salem.

Researchers find extensive deposits of water ice buried under Mars’ surface

Researchers find extensive deposits of water ice buried under Mars’ surface

Using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), a team of Canadian researchers has determined that there is enough water ice hidden under the surface of Mars' Utopia Planitia to fill Lake

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