BARCELONA (ESP), January 2019 — Researchers from the University of Barcelona have shown that defective versions of human brain cells called astrocytes are linked to the buildup of a toxic protein that is the hallmark
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GOTHENBURG (SWE), January 2019 — Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with research groups in Finland, Canada and Slovenia, have discovered a nove
ABU DHABI (UAE), January 2019 — A new study suggests for the first time that actin, a cytoskeleton protein found in the cell, is critical to regulating the genome — the genetic material of an organism — during the fo
SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2019 — Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that detection of “copy editing” by a stem cell enzyme called ADAR1, which is active in more than 20
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), January 2019 — Our bodies hold roughly 14 trillion cells, each containing a nucleus with DNA measuring two meters long by 20 atoms wide.
MADRID (ESP), December 2018 — Myelofibrosis is a severe and very rare hematological disease for which treatment has only been partially effective to date.
LONDON (UK), December 2018 — A new therapy aimed at improving the sight of people with one of the most common forms of childhood blindness has shown “very promising” initial results, according to a study involving Un
TOKYO (JP), December 2018 —Scientists identified two distinct control mechanisms in the developmental transition of undifferentiated stem cells into healthy brain cells.
STANFORD, CA (US), December 2018 — A mammalian protein similar in structure to the active component of honeybee royal jelly — the queen-making goop that helps worker bees raise a new egg-laying diva for the hive — fu
OSAKA (JP), December 2018 — The discovery of pluripotent stem cells, which have the ability to differentiate into the huge range of different cell lineages that make up the human body, signaled the start of a new era