Exosomes Involved in Spread of Alzheimer's PathologyNews
Exosomes can contain amyloid-beta oligomers, which other cells can absorb.Read more
Gene Therapy Restores Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury in RatsNews
Researchers at King’s College London have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a gene therapy.
Biometric System Measures Brainwaves, Creates Brain PasswordNews
The “brain password” could have implications in banking, law enforcement, airport security and other areas.Read more
Early Birds Less Prone to Depression, New Findings SuggestNews
Early to bed, early to rise may make women less prone to depression.
Shaking Hands is Disgusting – Here’s What Else You Can DoArticle
Lets take a look at the science behind the gestureRead more
Exploiting the Glycome for Cancer TherapeuticsArticle
The surfaces of cancer cells frequently express different types of glycoproteins, and because healthy cells don’t express these molecules (or do so at a much lower level), there has been significant interest in them as potential anticancer targets. Recent advances suggest we are about to see a resurgence in cancer glycomics.Read more
Scientists Explore the Molecular Mechanics that Drive us to SleepArticle
Scientists describe how phosphorylation of 80 synaptic proteins drives our sleep/wake cyclesRead more
Cisplatin Efficacy: The Importance of Measuring Uptake in Cancer CellsArticle
Although cisplatin is clinically proven to combat numerous human cancers – bladder, head and neck, lung, ovarian, testicular – resistance to treatment remains a key challenge, and cisplatin patients can often relapse. Having the ability to determine the cellular uptake of cisplatin is key to developing novel strategies to increase tumor cell sensitivity to cisplatin.Read more