It's never too early to start protecting your brain power, a new study suggests.Reading, writing and participating in other brain-stimulating activities at any age may protect your memory later in life, according to the research. The study, which tracked 294 individuals, is published online in the July 3 issue of Neurology.
The superlatives in China continue the latest symbol of China's "bigger is much, much better" ethos is open for business. Located in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province in southwestern China, the New Century Global Center is the "largest freestanding building in the world," Chinese officials say.
At the beginning of this year, Google asked me if I'd like to try out a prototype of Google Glass. Being a complete gadget junkie, I'd read all about them and was as excited as anyone to actually put them on. A future of augmented reality in the form of computer glasses has long been the dream of many a science fiction fan who imagines a world where information is superimposed into his vision, where his every move is documented and archived and thus no memory is ever lost and every experience can be relived
Google Inc. is developing a videogame console and wristwatch powered by its Android operating system, according to people familiar with the matter, as the Internet company seeks to spread the software beyond smartphones and tablets.
U.S. stock futures are rising for a fourth consecutive day, capping the biggest rally for S&P 500 index since January, thanks to a healthy dose of favorable economic news.
Imagine the airport with no security. No metal detectors. No TSA guards. No luggage searches. Boarding an airliner with a firearm could be as easy as putting a pistol in your pocket and taking your seat. That's the way it was in the United States in the early 1970s when an epidemic of airline "skyjackings" dominated the news. Hijackers' motives ranged from political to financial. Their destinations spanned North America, Europe and Asia and quite often included the island nation of Cuba. The hijackings took
Southwest Airlines canceled several flights Saturday morning, after a computer glitch grounded the entire fleet overnight. Fourteen flights were canceled Saturday morning across the country because crews were not able to get to airports in time to make the scheduled takeoffs, according to airline spokeswoman Michelle Agnew. On Friday night, 43 more flights were canceled in the western half of the country.
Three-year old Grayson Clamp, born without a cochlear nerve, became the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant last month. The implant was successful, shocking young Grayson as he heard sound for the first time, according to a UNC School of Medicine
The novel coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is eerily similar to SARS, according to an expert who was part of a team studying a cluster of cases in hospitals in Saudi Arabia.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a battery that is made of a sliver of wood, coated with tin. This eco-friendly battery is a 1000 times thinner than paper and can last longer than a commercial battery.