Global Technology – February 2013

Now let's focus on this month's most important advances in technology.

As the global population rapidly ages, Alzheimer's disease becomes an increasing threat to our well-being. So it's exciting to learn about a major breakthrough presented recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which involves a way to stimulate the brain's natural defense mechanisms to deal with Alzheimer's disease.

That breakthrough, by a Canadian team working with GlaxoSmithKline, opens the door to the development of a treatme.....

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