FTN Daily #20 — Wednesday, 26th October 2016 — Science and Health
Keeping your brain young with ultrasound — Killing Malaria — Learning from the US elections — Killing cancer with ice
Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish
Malaria is on the decline. Still, the disease still makes mosquitoes the biggest killer in the world. Bill Gates for gatesnotes.
Ultrasonic waves may slow the brain’s aging process. Scientists observed the effecting mice. Annie Guest for ABC News.
Putting Votes on a Map
The US elections have been visualized for long. The maps get better and better. Greg Miller for National Geographic.
Finding Truth in Forecasts
The forecasts of the US elections are a great opportunity to refresh your understanding of probabilities. Pradeep Mutalik for Quanta Magazine.
Ghost of Mars
Going to Mars is not as easy as some make it sound. Jeffrey Kluger for Time.
Medicated for Success
“Smart drugs” certainly do have their risks. But their benefits should not be underestimated. Berit Brogaard for Psychology Today.
A new therapy, cryoablation, promises to fight breast cancer — by freezing the tumors. HealthDay News for Health.com
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