PsychCentral – A recent study offers important insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins within the brain. The innovative findings suggest screening for the disease could become a part of annual exams.
FAA – Unmanned Aircraft Systems that enter the protected airspace around airports can pose serious threats to safety. The FAA is coordinating with our government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that can be used safely to detect drones near airports.
UPI – Scientists recently sequenced the genome of one of the oldest corn cobs in the world. Analysis of the newly sequenced 5,310-year-old corn cob suggests ancient maize was more like modern corn than its wild ancestors.
STAT – A proposal to release genetically engineered mosquitoes for the first time in the United States cleared an important threshold Saturday, with mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys giving their nod of approval to a hotly debated field trial.