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AAAS invites nominations through 15 October for a new award that will honor exemplary efforts by early career scientists and engineers to engage the public with science and technology.

A “cocktail” of inhibiting drugs may prove to be a successful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study on mice published in Science Translational Medicine. reports. This combination therapy, which targets two specific enzymes simultaneously, is thought to be safer and more effective than current treatments using drugs that target only one of these enzymes.