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The ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Scientists ID genesis of disease

Scientists have discovered a "Big Bang" of Alzheimer's disease -- the precise point at which a healthy protein becomes toxic but has not yet formed deadly tangles in the brain. A study from UT Southwestern's...

50 years ago, neutrinos ghosted scientists

Tracking the neutrino The definite detection of nonterrestrial neutrinos, whether from the sun or from beyond the solar system, will yield a far deeper understanding of stellar interiors.   Update In May 1968, researchers reported that a particle...

Twitter Bans Russia-Linked Accounts Following US Indictments

In response to the US' indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for hacking into the Democrats' emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, Twitterhas banned accounts for both Moscow-linked DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0. They were "connected...

Facebook Says Will Not Remove Fake News, Will Demote It Instead

Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be "demoted"...

Netflix shares down 14% on missed subscriber growth in second quarter

Netflix may be the home of a roster of superhuman Marvel characters, but the company itself is only as good as its human users -- the streaming video leader saw its stock plummet after...

NASA Announces Discovery of Rare Double Asteroid

HIGHLIGHTS New observations were obtained between June 21 and 26 The two objects are each about 900 metres in size They revolve around each other once every 20 to 24 hours An asteroid that made...