Rejuvenating the immune system could slow ageing

Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here. Dairy cattle seem to survive infection with the H5N1 strain of influenza virus, which has killed millions of wild birds.Credit: Ben Brewer/Reuters As the first-known outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza in cows continues in the United … Read more

Hacking the immune system could slow ageing — here’s how

Stem-cell researcher Carolina Florian didn’t trust what she was seeing. Her elderly laboratory mice were starting to look younger. They were more sprightly and their coats were sleeker. Yet all she had done was to briefly treat them — many weeks earlier — with a drug that corrected the organization of proteins inside a type … Read more

Slow Horses, Silo BAFTA wins cover editing, production, music

Apple TV+ took four prizes in the TV craft awards, and may win more in the broader BAFTA Television Awards. Photo: Apple TV+ The BAFTA Television Craft Awards — a branch of the BAFTAs, often thought of as the British Oscars — awarded wins to Apple TV+ hit series Slow Horses and Silo, the iPhone … Read more

Fed up with Windows 10 search being slow, wonky, or crashing? Microsoft’s fixed search with its latest update

Windows 10 has received a new optional update and it comes with some much-needed fixing to cure problems some users have been experiencing with the search function in the OS. Windows Latest noticed that in the latest preview update just released for Windows 10 (KB5036979), there’s been some work to improve the search functionality. Microsoft … Read more

Could a rare mutation that causes dwarfism also slow ageing?

Jaime Guevara-Aguirre (back left) and Valter Longo (back right) pose with several of the Laron study participants.Credit: Courtesy Jaime Guevara-Aguirre & Valter Longo A rare form of dwarfism that affects only 400–500 people worldwide has caught the interest of scientists who study ageing and metabolic diseases. This is because a series of studies have associated … Read more

Google Gemma open source AI prompt performance is slow and inaccurate

Google has unveiled Gemma, a new open-source artificial intelligence model, marking a significant step in the tech giant’s AI development efforts. This model, which is available in two variants offering either 2 billion and 7 billion parameters AI models, is designed to rival the advanced AI technologies of competitors such as Meta. For those with … Read more