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Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015


A tour of the HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS Alliance: 300 years of Royal Navy history

These three vessels are the embodiment of British naval power from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. We toured all three at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, England.

By November 5, 2015


Mice discovery shows promise for 'rapid and robust hair growth' in bald humans

A serendipitous find leads Columbia University researchers to conclude that a drug applied directly to the skin could show real promise for broadly treating hair loss.

By October 26, 2015


Ferrari fans hit California coast to share love of a classic machine

A world-class event in Monterey attracts the rarest cars and a sea of fans -- who bond over pristine paraphernalia like vintage seat belt buzzers.

By September 20, 2015


The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015


Non-invasive ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer's mice

Ultrasound technology could provide a non-invasive way of treating Alzheimer's disease after researchers successfully restore memories to mice.

By March 11, 2015


Lego reveals 32 new 'Star Wars' sets

New Lego sets feature characters and vehicles -- including a giant TIE fighter and Slave I -- from the "Star Wars" movies, games and TV shows. Plus a fun poster celebrates "Star Wars" Lego.

By February 16, 2015


Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014


Buy your own ghost town -- on Craigslist

Zoinks! If you don't mind fixer-uppers, you can live out your Scooby-Doo mystery-sleuthing fantasies with a California ghost town for sale online for a mere $225,000.

By November 15, 2013


Get a $25 Krome credit for photo retouching, prints, and gifts

This Cheapskate exclusive lets you order retouched prints, photo books, plaques, and more, right from your iPhone or iPad.

By October 4, 2013