Online v. print reading: which one makes us smarter?

“It’s no mystery that publications have been taking a beating as more and more people read their news on the Net. But there’s a catch. The online info may be instant and abundant — and in many cases free — but it may come at a cost, says a new study published in the Journal […]

Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia

“NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Although often billed as a memory and cognition enhancing product, the medicinal herb Ginkgo biloba does not stave off cognitive decline or help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week. [More] “Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia”, […]

Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?

A baby’s first words are often “mama” and “dada,” much to the delight of parents. Now scientists think they know why. LiveScience.com: Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?

Canadian Woman Gives Birth to 18th Child

“A Romanian immigrant has given birth to her 18th child in British Columbia, making her the province’s most prolific mother in 20 years.” “Canadian Woman Gives Birth to 18th Child”, LiveScience.com As some of you know, I’m working on our family tree. I found out that our grandmother had about 15 children (8 of them […]