Loading...

The Scientist

» oxidative stress

Most Recent

Mouse experiments indicate that, contrary to observations in pregnant women, reactive oxygen species contribute to normal placental development.

0 Comments

image: Sweet Trick, Hawkmoths

Sweet Trick, Hawkmoths

By Bob Grant | April 17, 2017

The fast-flying insects convert sugars from nectar into antioxidants, which can help heal the oxidative damage suffered by their hard-working muscles.

0 Comments

image: New Route to Hearing Loss Mapped

New Route to Hearing Loss Mapped

By Kerry Grens | November 5, 2015

Deficiency in a protein called pejvakin makes inner ear cells more vulnerable to sound, unable to brace themselves against oxidative stress stimulated by noise. 

0 Comments

image: The 6,000-Calorie Diet

The 6,000-Calorie Diet

By Jef Akst | November 1, 2015

Overeating and inactivity lead to insulin resistance in just days—and oxidative stress is to blame.

2 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents
  2. Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mouse Brains
  3. New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
  4. The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair