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Could we reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients? Mice answer yes!
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. A striking characteristic is memory loss. In the brain, nerve cells or neurons make connections, named synapses, to process information. When the synapses are not functional or when the neurons are not well connected anymore, cognitive... click to read more
Reading time 2.5 min
published on Mar 16, 2017
Our internal fight against loneliness
"A guy needs somebody -- to be near him... A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody."
Of Mice & Men, John Steinbeck. As social creatures, all aspects of our daily lives are powerfully shaped by our social experiences. The social bonds that we... click to read more
Reading time 4 min
published on Mar 9, 2017
A Weekend Camping is Just What the Doctor Ordered by Hannah Kent Ritchie , Ellen R. Stothard , Kenneth P. Wright
High performance silks deployed by web building wolf spiders by Sean J. Blamires , Mariángeles Lacava , Luis F. García
What were the ice age ‘stilt-legged’ horses of North America? by Peter D. Heintzman
How do plants breathe? by Richard Morris , Hugh Woolfenden
How accurate is our memory? by Nicholas B. Diamond