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The birth and death of the universe could depend on black holes

The universe is expanding. No one with expertise in astronomy or physics disagrees with this fact. Likewise, no one really disputes the fact that at some point, many billions of years in the future, the universe will expand too far– and running out of energy for further expansion. At that point, something has to change. …

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Oral drug could repair brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease

In the United States, nearly 6 million adults have Alzheimer’s disease. The disorder usually strikes before the age of 60 and there is no cure, although there are medications that can alleviate symptoms of memory and other cognitive changes. However, scientists may be on the cusp of a treatment that can stop Alzheimer’s disease in …

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