Daily Archive for August 27th, 2006


The memory of mice suffering from Alzheimer”s disease is restored, a study shows. Scientists increased the activity of an enzyme called Uch-L1 which is involved in memory function. They then tested the mice and found that they had regained the ability to form new memories.


A teenager who was held captive for eight years is reported to have wept inconsolably when she was told the man who kidnapped her and to whom she had to call “master” was dead.