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Bees can ‘turn back time,’ reverse brain aging

Sandra Leander EurekAlert Brain function improvement related to change in social behavior. Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While … Continue reading

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Supersoldier Ants Created By McGill University Researchers

Source: HuffPost When eight bizarrely big-headed soldier ants turned up in a wild colony collected from Long Island, N.Y., scientists knew they had found something interesting. This discovery of these oversized versions of soldier ants, whose job is to defend … Continue reading

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The man who says pensioners should leave their ’empty nest’ homes… and the £1.5m five-bedroom des res where his parents live alone

Source: Daily Mail He is  the man who believes that millions of Britain’s pensioners are, to put it bluntly, taking up too much space. Last week Angus Hanton and his Labour-backed think-tank launched a report saying that ‘empty nesters’ should … Continue reading

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