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Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study Finds

Researchers found that a protein in human umbilical cord plasma improved learning and memory in older mice, but there's no indication it would work in people.

Researchers found that a protein in human umbilical cord blood plasma improved learning and memory in older mice, but there's no indication it would work in people. Mike Kemp/Rubberball/Getty Images hide caption

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Human Umbilical Cord Blood Helps Aging Mice Remember, Study Finds

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Steven Mallory stands with his family. From left: Tracey Mallory, Steven Mallory, Tina Groves, Zharia Mallory, along with his grandchildren. Jessica Cheung/NPR hide caption

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Two Decades Later, Success For Man Who Imagined Turning His Life Around

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Members of ACT UP hold up signs and placards during the Gay and Lesbian Pride march in New York City, June 26, 1988. The New York Historical Society/Getty Images hide caption

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ACT UP At 30: Reinvigorated For Trump Fight

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about crime to local, state and federal law enforcement officials in St. Louis on March 31. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Veterans Warn Federal Money Could Have 'Strings Attached'

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Fox News has been the focus of sexual harassment claims that resulted in the ouster of former CEO Roger Ailes and host Bill O'Reilly. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Fox News Turmoil Highlights Workplace Culture's Role In Sexual Harassment

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