Surprising insights into the role of autophagy in neuron

Surprising insights into the role of autophagy in neuron

It appears that autophagy protects neurons in the brain, but for different reasons than previously a...
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Shining a light on the role of the genome’s ‘dark matter’ in cancer development

Shining a light on the role of the genome’s ‘dark matter’ in cancer development

Long RNA molecules carrying DNA codes that aren&#8...
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The role of the sun in the spread of viral respiratory diseases

The role of the sun in the spread of viral respiratory diseases

Why do most viral epidemics spread cyclically in a...
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Task force examines role of mobile health technology in COVID-19 pandemic

Task force examines role of mobile health technology in COVID-19 pandemic

An international task force, including two Univers...
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New clues from fruit flies about the critical role of sex hormones in stem cell control

New clues from fruit flies about the critical role of sex hormones in stem cell control

In one of the first studies addressing the role of...
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New study supports nervous system’s role in age-related weakness

New study supports nervous system’s role in age-related weakness

A study recently published by researchers from the...
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Parents play a key role in fostering children’s love of reading

Parents play a key role in fostering children’s love of reading

Learning to read is one of the most important deve...
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Mitochondrial permeability plays a key role in aging, recovery from ischemic injury

Mitochondrial permeability plays a key role in aging, recovery from ischemic injury

The ability of molecules to pass through the membr...
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Guardians of the synapse: Scientists identify a new role for nerve-supporting cells

Guardians of the synapse: Scientists identify a new role for nerve-supporting cells

Salk researchers have found, for the first time, t...
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Study explores the role of estrogen in controlling Type 2 diabetes

Study explores the role of estrogen in controlling Type 2 diabetes

The results of a recent Texas A&M University-...
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