When it comes to protecting cells from death brought on by the calamities of environmental stress, the human body is particularly ingenious. From cellular components that suck up misfolded proteins … Continue Reading Key epigenetic phosphorylation pathway identified that protects cells against death by stress.
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. Using … Continue Reading Scientists uncover master key in development of Huntington’s Disease.
Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in normal brain ‘pruning’ process during development, according to … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study proves children with autism have extra synapses in brain.