Latest News

Disappointing Alzheimer's trial yields new ideas

A new study documents the high-profile failure of a promising drug, bapineuzumab, to slow cognitive decline in dementia patients. Researchers have learned key lessons that they are eager to apply in new attempts to find effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Math story time at home bolsters achievement in school

  • Seeing in a new light

  • Smoking, heavy alcohol use are associated with epigenetic signs of aging

  • Opposites don't attract when learning how to use a prosthesis

  • Scientists build a digital piece of a rat's brain

  • Machines have nothing on mom when it comes to listening

  • New clues about how humans become tool users

  • Researchers learn how to grow old brain cells

  • Frequent school moves hurt low-income childrens' math scores

  • More 'global' individuals contribute less