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Allergy season is here, and along with your hay fever, you may be experiencing the annoying side effects of today's drugs. But a new treatment for allergies--with fewer side effects--might come from the same substance blamed for global warming, carbon dioxide. This ScienCentral News video explains. CO2 For Allergies: Full Story
Whether it's hitting the books for exams or extreme situations like combat, lack of sleep often comes at times when we need to perform at our best. Now, as this ScienCentral News video reports, brain researchers studying how sleep deprivation impairs memory have found a potential remedy. Magnetic Brain Boost: Full Story
Scientists have found a way to convert wood fiber from trees into fuel for your car. The surprisingly simple process might put biofuels in your car's tank without using the world's food supply. Gasoline From Trees: Full Story
Weather researchers have found evidence that rain storms tend to take it easy on the weekend. The extra weekday rain might be caused by the pollution we generate by commuting to work. Rainy Days and Weekdays: Full Story
Researchers now say that having a big brain may protect you from the memory-stealing symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, even if you have the brain plaques associated with the disease. Brain Size and Alzheimers: Full Story