How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow ItHow Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It

Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.

Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.

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How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
Gillian Butler-Browne, Vincent Mouly, Anne Bigot, Capucine Trollet | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.
CRISPR Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Helps Dogs
CRISPR Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Helps Dogs
Catherine Offord | Aug 31, 2018
Researchers boosted levels of the dystrophin protein to nearly normal levels in a canine model of the disease.
Certain Glial Cells Appear to Help Prevent Muscle Fatigue
Certain Glial Cells Appear to Help Prevent Muscle Fatigue
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
The flow of calcium and potassium ions keeps muscles contracting in the diaphragms of neonatal mice, but if a key protein receptor is missing, fatigue sets in more quickly.
Infographic: Getting Synapses Ready to Fire
Infographic: Getting Synapses Ready to Fire
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
A new study reveals more about the role of specialized Schwann cells at junctions between neurons and muscle cells.
Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death
Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death
Catherine Offord | Mar 29, 2018
Alterations to a protein involved in breathing may help explain some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, a study finds.
Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet 
Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 16, 2018
Lab-grown muscle stem cells from mice mimic the formation of muscle fibers in vivo. 
Dogs with Duchenne Treated with Gene Therapy
Dogs with Duchenne Treated with Gene Therapy
Diana Kwon | Jul 25, 2017
Researchers restored muscle function in animals with muscular dystrophy.
Image of the Day: Transformers
Image of the Day: Transformers
The Scientist Staff | Feb 10, 2017
These facial muscle cells were genetically reprogrammed into beating heart cells.
Viral Protein Boosts Muscle Mass in Male Mice
Viral Protein Boosts Muscle Mass in Male Mice
Jef Akst | Sep 14, 2016
An endogenous retrovirus that supports placenta formation in females also helps male mice build muscle, according to a study.
Proprioceptive Receptors
Proprioceptive Receptors
Simon Gandevia, Uwe Proske | Aug 31, 2016
Feedback from muscle spindles and tendon organs provides information about where our bodies are in space and whether or not they are moving.