Shipment tracking for ‘fat parcels’ in the body
Researchers at the University of Bonn show that highly sensitive method can 'track' lipid metabolism.
8 hours ago ⋅ Nature Methods
New study advances quest to better understand consciousness
The research team compared the brain states of patients who are in a vegetative or minimally conscious state with those of healthy participants who were anaesthetized with propofol, which is commonly used to sedate otherwise healthy people when they go for routine surgery.
13 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
First cell map of developing human liver reveals how blood and immune system develops
Resource improves understanding of normal development and will assist efforts to tackle diseases that can form during development, such as leukemia.
9 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature
New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute
Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.
9 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature
Air pollution linked to hair loss, new research reveals
Research presented today at the 28th EADV Congress in Madrid shows, for the first time, that exposure to common air pollutants known as particulate matter (PM) is linked to hair loss in humans.
8 Oct 2019 ⋅ 28th EADV Congress
Developing electrically active materials to repair damaged hearts
Scientists are developing new materials that can both conduct electricity and repair heart muscle damaged during a heart attack.
8 Oct 2019 ⋅ APL Bioengineering
Controlling our internal world
Design principles from robotics help researchers decipher elements controlling mental processes in the brain.
7 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Neuroscience
Yale researchers develop way to help brain organoids thrive
The development of organoids, created by spurring development of human embryonic stem cells, has been a boon to neuroscientists studying the origins of neurodevelopmental diseases such as autism and schizophrenia.
7 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Methods
Tufts’ scientists create brain-mimicking environment to grow 3D tissue models of brain tumors
Use of brain-like extracellular matrix allows cell growth and treatment to more closely replicate physiological response.
4 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications