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A FLICKER OF HOPE FOR ALZHEIMER'S

LONDON – A new frontier has opened up in the search for Alzheimer's therapies, with researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology reporting they can reduce beta amyloid plaques in mouse models using lights flickering at specific frequencies to stimulate neural circuits.

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Nobel Prize goes for autophagy research

"Basically, it's not easy to define what will serve humanity."

So said Yoshinori Ohsumi, honorary professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, after winning the 2012 Kyoto Prize in Life Sciences for his research.

The Nobel Assembly followed suit in recognizing the importance of Ohsumi's work, awarding him the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to "for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy."

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