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magnetoencephalography

Researchers at Sandia Work on New Way to Image Brain

Sandia National Laboratories researchers want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that’s simpler and less expensive than the...
mitochondrial diseases

How Incurable Mitochondrial Diseases Strike Previously Unaffected Families

We know that these devastating mitochondrial mutations can pop up in families without any previous history, but previously we didn’t know how that happened....
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Gut Bacteria Implicated in Liver Inflammation

Persistent liver inflammation in sufferers of chronic viral hepatitis is likely caused by interactions between pro-inflammatory immune cells in the liver and products from...
bone marrow

By Altering Bone Marrow, ‘Training’ Can Prepare Innate Immune System for...

When you receive a vaccine against a disease like polio or influenza, your immune system gears up to defend against that particular infection. If...
clawed frog

With Interspecies Hybrids, It Makes a Difference Who’s the Dad and...

With the occasional appearance of coydogs, pizzlies and ligers, it’s clear that different species can often interbreed, even if the offspring are infertile. But why...
electronic pills

Electronic Pills of the Future

For centuries, medicine has been taking the same approach to treatments: when we feel ill, we go to the doctor, who then prescribes us...
Drosophila

The Sixth Taste?

Calcium is something of a double-edged sword. Too much of the essential element is as dangerous as too little, either case adversely affecting health...
sleep

Breakthrough in Sleep Research

The study of human sleep has so far been possible only under controlled conditions in dedicated sleep laboratories. Thanks to the development of a...
trees

How Tall Trees Move Sugars

Scientists have long assumed that the sugars that nourish trees are pushed by water pressure from the leaves where they are created to the...
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Keeping Stem Cells NaïVe

Two ‘finger-like’ proteins employ different mechanisms to help safeguard the ability of embryonic stem cells to differentiate into a variety of cell types, according...
elephant

Scientists Uncover Patterns of Elephant Poaching in East Africa

Scientists analysing data from aerial surveys carried out over one of East Africa’s most important nature reserves have uncovered clusters of elephant carcasses close...
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Of Mice and Men

Mutations in a gene associated with cellular proliferation cause a previously unknown disease characterized by severe growth retardation, spine malformation, dysmorphic facial features and...
sleep disorders

Understanding the Neural Mechanisms of Sleep

Sleep is a crucial behavior for a properly functioning mind and body—just ask anyone who has experienced a sleepless night. But the complex neural...
cancer drug development

Unsuspected Flexibility Offers New Pathway to Cancer Drug Development

Blood vessels are the supply lines of the human body, bringing nutrients and oxygen to cells and carrying away waste. Controlling the growth of...
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How a Common Cancer Hijacks Wound-Healing Switch

A*STAR researchers have identified the molecular means by which a common form of cancer hijacks wound-healing processes to help it spread. The team hope...
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What a Hungry Fly Can Tell Us About Obesity

Turning various neural circuits on and off in the brain of the vinegar fly could help A*STAR researchers develop new treatments for obesity, diabetes,...