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The McGurk Effect- When What You See Overrides What You Hear
The McGurk Effect- When What You See Overrides What You Hear
News   Feb 17, 2017

To understand speech, the brain integrates the lip movements we see with the sounds that we hear. A new computer model recapitulates this integration, providing the potential to improve speech perception which declines with age.

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Unlocking the Genetic Secrets of Legendary Bulls
Unlocking the Genetic Secrets of Legendary Bulls
News   Feb 17, 2017

The genes of 50 top bulls have been sequenced in an effort to understand how genes from temperate cattle have influenced important production traits in the modern Brahman breed.

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A One Two Punch for Brain Cancer
A One Two Punch for Brain Cancer
News   Feb 17, 2017

A promising combination of immunotherapies for brain cancer tumours has demonstrated a high cure rate in mice.

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How Epithelial Cells Balance Division and Death
How Epithelial Cells Balance Division and Death
News   Feb 17, 2017

University of Utah scientists show that cell division and cell death are controlled by opposing mechanical tensions - stretching results in division, crowding results in death.

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Building Better Cancer Models
Building Better Cancer Models
News   Feb 17, 2017

Study shows that the aberrant genetic signatures found in aggressive cancers are not random but reflect selective forces in tumor evolution.

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Is Diabetes in Your DNA?
Is Diabetes in Your DNA?
News   Feb 17, 2017

Why do some people get type 2 diabetes, while others who live the same lifestyle never do?

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Vitamins and Amino Acids Regulate Stem Cell Biology
Vitamins and Amino Acids Regulate Stem Cell Biology
News   Feb 17, 2017

A study has shown that vitamin C pushes pluripotent embryonic stem cells towards a "naive" state, where as L-Proline forces a "primed" state.

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Stepping Up the Hunt for Genetic Diseases
Stepping Up the Hunt for Genetic Diseases
News   Feb 17, 2017

Researchers at the University of Geneva have devised a genomic technique for identifying new imprinted genes.

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A Blood Test for Schizophrenia
A Blood Test for Schizophrenia
News   Feb 17, 2017

The new test could enable earlier detection of schizophrenia and improved outcomes for patients.

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Spectro Scientific Wins U.S. Patent for Water Contamination Measurement Method
Spectro Scientific Wins U.S. Patent for Water Contamination Measurement Method
News   Feb 17, 2017

Spectro Scientific has been awarded a U.S. patent for a company-developed method to measure water contamination in turbine and other industrial oils.

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