Fighting Alzheimer’s: It’s all in how you slice it

Using and enzyme like a scalpel could keep harmful proteins from clumping and forming the plaques ...

Building on research that identified a rare genetic mutation in Italian people that leads to the early onset of Alzheimer’s and one in Icelandic people that delays the onset of the condition, a researcher at the University of British Columbia has discovered that using an enzymatic scissor the right way could stave off the cognitive decline associated with the disease.

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Donald Trump Jr and Paul Manafort to testify before Congress about Russia

Hearing to come less than two weeks after revelations of meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer alongside Jared Kushner, who will testify in separate closed session

Donald Trump Jr, along with the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, are scheduled to testify publicly before Congress on 26 July.

In a hearing entitled Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence US Elections: Lessons Learned from Current and Prior Administrations, the president’s eldest son and his former top campaign aide will appear before the Senate judiciary committee as further scrutiny mounts of the Trump campaign’s connections to Russia.

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Radiohead perform in Israel despite opposition from activists

Band play in Tel Aviv, rejecting calls from protesters and campaigners for them to join cultural boycott of country

Radiohead have performed their much-anticipated gig in Israel, after calls from protesters to cancel the show.

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