May 1, 2014|
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
April 14, 2014|
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
April 2, 2014|
Researchers complete an atlas depicting gene expression across the developing human brain.
April 1, 2014|
A dramatic loss of copper in key brain regions may be central to Alzheimer’s disease. Could restoring metals in the brain help?
March 31, 2014|
Rodent models of Huntington’s disease show dysfunctional cysteine production, and adding the amino acid to their diets seems to relieve symptoms.
March 26, 2014|
New research suggests that the wooly beasts may have succumbed to a shrinking gene pool or intense environmental pressures as their species went extinct.
March 21, 2014|
Protein appears to protect stressed neurons; vitamin A’s lifelong effects on immunity; stem cells influenced by substrates; supercharged photosynthesis through nanotechnology
March 20, 2014|
The breast cancer-associated gene may play a protective role in neural stem cells, a mouse study finds.
March 19, 2014|
Study suggests that REST may be a key regulator of neuronal stress and could play a role in staving off neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
March 9, 2014|
A blood test can predict whether an asymptomatic older adult will develop cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease within two to three years, a study shows.