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8
Jan
2017

Plaque-busting plants take on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Believed by some to be a hangover cure, prickly pear extract may soon play a more ...

The fight against the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases may have just gotten a new weapon from both a land-based and sea-based plant in the Mediterranean basin. Researchers at the University of Malta (UM) have found that an extract from the prickly pear cactus and brown seaweed known as peacock's tail – which both grow in the region – might help disrupt a key process in which both diseases take hold.

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Category: Biology

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8
Jan
2017

Bold new Lexus flagship noses into Detroit

The new Lexus LS500 made its debut at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Remember the Lexus LS? Don't be ashamed if you can't – it made its debut a decade ago, making it a veritable dinosaur compared to the newer, more technologically advanced BMW 7 Series and Mercedes S-Class. At the 2017 Detroit Auto Show though, Lexus has finally released its new flagship and, as you can probably see, it's anything but forgettable

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Category: Automotive

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8
Jan
2017

US military seeks biodegradable bullets that sprout plants

Also imperative is that animals are able to safely consume the plants that sprout from the ...

Perhaps because of the damage it can cause when it strikes a target, not all that much attention is given to the damage caused by ammunition that doesn't. But with the hundreds of thousands of training rounds used by the US Army either left on the ground or lodged a few feet beneath, there are a few environmental concerns at play. The Department of Defense is now looking at ways to clean up after itself, putting out the call for the development of biodegradable ammunition loaded with seeds that sprout plants after being discharged.

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Category: Military

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8
Jan
2017

Tooth-boosting Alzheimer’s drug might mean no more fillings

The drug promotes natural repair by stimulating the stem cells in the tooth pulp

There's not a whole lot to like about fillings, what with the prodding, scraping and jabbing and all. And that's before the drill even comes out (followed by the bill at the end). Tending to our cavities might one day be a much more comfortable experience, with scientists discovering that a type of Alzheimer's drug can actually stimulate stem cells within the tooth pulp to promote natural repair instead.

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Category: Medical

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