Daily Archives: July 28, 2016

Unique Brain Exercise Shown in Study to Lower Risk of Dementia

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Researchers announced breakthrough study results Monday — indicating that a particular form and dose of brain training can reduce the risk of dementia by 48 percent over a ten-year period in cognitively …

Meet Viserion and Drogon: the new ant species named after the Game of Thrones dragons

The island of New Guinea is home to some of the rarest animals on the planet. Among them are over 800 species of ants with a diverse range of fascinating characteristics, each well-suited to their unique island habitat. Scientists estimate …

Abuse in youth detention is not restricted to the Northern Territory

The controversy over the appalling treatment of young people in the Don Dale detention centre and the announcement of a royal commission into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory raises some important questions about how we arrived at this point.…

South Africa: Amajimbos Romp Into the Semis of the U-17 Championships

Amajimbos, South Africa’s national u17 national men’s team romped to the semi-finals of the ongoing COSAFA Cup u17 national championships when they defeated Mauritius 2-0 to maintain their unbeaten streak in the tournament.

The Molefi Ntseki-coached side have already beaten …

South Africa: Fees Must Fall – but Not At the Expense of Quality Higher Education

South Africa’s university campuses are quiet – for now. There’s been sporadic unrest, but nothing like the protests that brought institutions to a standstill in late 2015 and early 2016.

This period of quietude isn’t surprising. Protesting students won their …