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The Next Generation in Light Scattering for the Characterization of Macromolecules and Nanoparticles

Webinar

Throughout this webinar, you will be hearing from a variety of scientists from Wyatt Technology who will help explain some of the key advancements and improvements made in light scattering that will provide future customers with state-of-the-art capabilities and unique benefits.

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RNA-seq in Neuroscience

Infographic

RNA-seq has shown its worth across many fields, and neuroscience is no exception. In this infographic, we’ll investigate RNA-seq, how it is used in neuroscience, and how it has the potential to advance our understanding of every cell in the brain.

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Gene Medication to Treat Spinal Cord Injury
News

After several months of gene medication treatment, rodents were able to use previously paralyzed limbs, a study has found.

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Blood Test Distinguishes Fibromyalgia From Other Inflammatory Conditions
News

A blood test for fibromyalgia would be a relief for millions of people living with the poorly-understood condition, which is characterized by many symptoms including chronic widespread pain, sleep problems, and fatigue.

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Periodontitis Associated With Higher Risk of Developing Dementia
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Researchers studied the connection between chronic periodontitis and dementia. The researchers learned that people with chronic periodontitis had a 6 percent higher risk for dementia than did people without periodontitis.

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Evidence Points Towards Narcolepsy Having an Autoimmune Component
News

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered autoreactive cells in persons suffering from narcolepsy. This is a new, important proof that the sleep disorder is an autoimmune disease. This knowledge may lead to better treatment of the chronic condition, the researchers behind the new discovery believe.

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Blind Mice Regain Sight After Single Gene Insertion
News

Scientists inserted a gene for a green-light receptor into the eyes of blind mice and, a month later, they were navigating around obstacles as easily as mice with no vision problems. They were able to see motion, brightness changes over a thousandfold range and fine detail on an iPad sufficient to distinguish letters.

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The Role of a Deep Brain Structure in Concussion
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Through a combination of biometric tracking, simulated modeling and medical imaging, researchers have detailed how hits to the side of the head cause concussion.

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Lower Brain Connectivity Makes the Working Day Tougher for Night Owls
Article

Working together with scientists at the University of Campinas in Brazil, and the University of Surrey, Birmingham researchers found that the brains of night owls have lower levels of connectivity in many brain regions which are implicated in the maintenance of consciousness.

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Exploring Sleep and Genetics on World Sleep Day 2019
Article

March 15, 2019 marks World Sleep Day, an annual event organized by the World Sleep Society to celebrate sleep. Today, we explore the scientific research that looks at the links between our genes, why we sleep, and the negative impact a lack of sleep may have.

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Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science
Article

We recently spoke with Jessica Wade, PhD, a physicist at Imperial College London to learn more about her extraordinary efforts to raise the profile of female scientists and other underrepresented groups in science.

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Establishing Immune Memory to Rabies in the CNS
Article

Researchers from Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University have highlighted how building a strong immune memory response to rabies virus in the brain and spinal cord is key to protecting the CNS against infection.

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World Yoga Day: Finding the OM in GenOMics
Article

A recent climb in the number of people taking up a regular yoga or meditation practise has seen the terms “downward dog” and “tree pose” enter the everyday vocabulary of many. Today, on World Yoga Day, people come together across the world to celebrate the unity that yoga brings. However, from a scientific perspective, what evidence exists that supports the benefits of a regular yoga and meditation practise?

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