Russian Scientists Present Ancient Puppy Found in Permafrost

YAKUTSK, Russia — Russian scientists on Monday showed off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East. “This puppy has all its limbs, pelage – fur, even whiskers. The nose is visible. There are teeth. ...
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Men Run Hollywood, But Female Film Stars Rule the Box Office

NEW YORK — A new study that analyzed four years' worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those in which men get top billing. The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and Decembe...
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Is Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Drug Finally Coming?

CHICAGO — Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study, and it removed much of the ...