Giant magnetic tentacles are the force that keeps a lacy pattern of glowing gas filaments in the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1275 from evaporating in the surrounding hot gas or collapsing under the weight of their own gravity, British astronomers said on Wednesday.
A new population of rare leopard has been found living in thick forests on the Indonesian half of Borneo island, a researcher said Thursday.
Malaysia’s leading opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim was charged with sodomy and granted bail by a court on Thursday, letting him campaign in a by-election on which he is staking his political future after a 10-year absence.
Erectile dysfunction may be a feature of normal aging in men, while urinary or bowel function doesn’t necessarily decline with age, according to a Dutch study.
Eating tuna and other fatty fish may help prevent memory loss in addition to reducing the risk of stroke, Finnish researchers said on Monday.
As much as 5 percent of the population past the age of 70 could develop a type of memory loss known as mild cognitive impairment every year — far more than previous estimates, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
Patients with early Alzheimer’s disease who exercised regularly saw less deterioration in the areas of the brain which control memory, according to a study released Sunday at the 2008 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease in Chicago.
Adoption officials said Wednesday that DNA tests indicate a Guatemalan baby reported stolen from her mother was being adopted by a U.S. couple, the first strong sign that the Central American nation’s troubled adoption system relied in part on abducted children.
For someone who finished the runner-up by just 23 seconds last year, it is understandable that Cadel Evans is taking this year’s Tour de France one day at a time.
Falls by elderly people are cut significantly when health care providers take basic steps such as prescribing physical therapy, monitoring medications and checking standing blood pressure, researchers said on Wednesday.