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Science Daily
Brain formation pattern shows why early trauma may leave no cluesSpecifically, the study in mice found that nerve circuit templates in part of t
Brain formation pattern shows why early trauma may leave no clues
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
Specifically, the study in mice found that nerve circuit templates in part of the brain's cortex -- the layer that regulates thought and memory -- are first laid down during mammalian development by nerve cells that secrete the signaling chemical... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Liver fibrosis risk in premenopausal women with NASH is lowered by estrogenLiver fibrosis risk in premenopausal women with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (
Liver fibrosis risk in premenopausal women with NASH is lowered by estrogen
Bel Marra Health / Posted 4 days ago
Liver fibrosis risk in premenopausal women with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is lowered by estrogen, according to previous research. Men are typically at a higher risk for severe liver fibrosis, compared to women pre-menopause. But this risk... Read more
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Science Daily
Disruptions to embryonic reprogramming alter adult mouse behavior: Histone demethylase = epigenetic eraserWhen the process of epigenetic reprogramming is defective in mouse development,
Disruptions to embryonic reprogramming alter adult mouse behavior: Histone demethylase = epigenetic eraser
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
When the process of epigenetic reprogramming is defective in mouse development, the consequences in adulthood can include abnormal repetitive behaviors, scientists have shown. Their findings are published online in the journal eLife. "Our results... Read more
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PhysOrg
Disruptions to embryonic reprogramming alter adult mouse behaviorOne and two cell mouse embryos. Credit: Jadiel Wasson Right after fertilization
Disruptions to embryonic reprogramming alter adult mouse behavior
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
One and two cell mouse embryos. Credit: Jadiel Wasson Right after fertilization, embryos at the earliest stages of development tell their genes: "Forget what it was like in the sperm or egg where you came from." When the process of epigenetic... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been FoundScientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root ca
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been Found
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root causes of schizophrenia. Until now, the biology behind the disease has been hard to pin down. Earlier research had shown that the brain cells of people with schizophrenia... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been FoundScientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root ca
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been Found
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root causes of schizophrenia. Until now, the biology behind the disease has been hard to pin down. Earlier research had shown that the brain cells of people with schizophrenia... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been FoundScientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root ca
A Root Cause Of Schizophrenia May Have Finally Been Found
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists at the Broad Institute say they're finally cracking open the root causes of schizophrenia. Until now, the biology behind the disease has been hard to pin down. Earlier research had shown that the brain cells of people with schizophrenia... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Human memory capacity comparable to entire Internet, study showsIn the past few decades, computing power and memory has increased exponentially
Human memory capacity comparable to entire Internet, study shows
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
In the past few decades, computing power and memory has increased exponentially. In 1977, consumers were thrilled with the whopping 64 kilobytes that the Apple II was able to pack in. Imagine the awe those same consumers would experience if you told... Read more
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Science Daily
Neuroscientists develop new tools to safely trace brain circuits: Neutered strain of rabies virus maps brain activity in real time; can shed light on how brain cells guide behaviorThis research was reported today in the journal Neuron. "At its core, every se
Neuroscientists develop new tools to safely trace brain circuits: Neutered strain of rabies virus maps brain activity in real time; can shed light on how brain cells guide behavior
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
This research was reported today in the journal Neuron. "At its core, every sensation, thought and movement depends on how the brain's billions of neurons communicate through a complex system of circuits," said Thomas M. Jessell, PhD, the paper's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Human brain can store 4.7 billion books - ten times more than originally thoughtHowever, this is only the total amount of information that the relevant part of
Human brain can store 4.7 billion books - ten times more than originally thought
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
However, this is only the total amount of information that the relevant part of the brain could theoretically carry at any one moment. Its actual archive of memories would be a lot smaller. Nevertheless, Professor Terry Sejnowski, of the Salk... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Human brain can store 4.7 million books - ten times more than originally thoughtHowever, this is only the total amount of information that the relevant part of
Human brain can store 4.7 million books - ten times more than originally thought
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
However, this is only the total amount of information that the relevant part of the brain could theoretically carry at any one moment. Its actual archive of memories would be a lot smaller. Nevertheless, Professor Terry Sejnowski, of the Salk... Read more
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Science Daily
Grafted plants' genomes can communicate with each other: Scientists find tiny molecules drive gene silencing across grafted shootsNow, researchers at the Salk Institute and Cambridge University have used this
Grafted plants' genomes can communicate with each other: Scientists find tiny molecules drive gene silencing across grafted shoots
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
Now, researchers at the Salk Institute and Cambridge University have used this ancient practice, combined with modern genetic research, to show that grafted plants can share epigenetic traits, according to a new paper published the week of January... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Researchers Use Modified Rabies Viruses To Map The BrainAnd that's exactly why it's become so useful. Eight years ago, researchers at
Researchers Use Modified Rabies Viruses To Map The Brain
Popular Science Australia / Posted 19 days ago
And that's exactly why it's become so useful. Eight years ago, researchers at the Salk Institute found that by removing a specific gene from the rabies virus used in vaccines, they could limit the virus's spread. This trapped the virus, making it... Read more
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International Business Times
Neuroscience bombshell: Human brain can hold more memories than the entire internet Our brains can store ten times more memories than scientists previously thought
Neuroscience bombshell: Human brain can hold more memories than the entire internet
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Our brains can store ten times more memories than scientists previously thought. Researchers reconstructed brain tissue to discover the average human brain can store as much information as the entire internet. The researchers studied the storage... Read more
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New Kerala
Brain's memory capacity 10 times more than thoughtNew York, Jan 21 : Our brain may have 10 times more memory capacity than what i
Brain's memory capacity 10 times more than thought
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
New York, Jan 21 : Our brain may have 10 times more memory capacity than what is commonly estimated, suggests new research. "This is a real bombshell in the field of neuroscience," said co-senior author of the study Terry Sejnowski, professor at... Read more
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Daily Mail
The human brain's capacity is 10 TIMES greater than first thoughtThe human brain can store 10 TIMES as many memories as previously thought, says
The human brain's capacity is 10 TIMES greater than first thought
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
The human brain can store 10 TIMES as many memories as previously thought, says study Scientists found storage capacity of synapses by measuring their size They found, on average, a synapse can hold about 4.7 bits of information This means that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This CEO thinks companies should open up daycare centers for workers' elderly parents (GOOG)Major corporations could soon allow their employees to bring their elderly pare
This CEO thinks companies should open up daycare centers for workers' elderly parents (GOOG)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
Major corporations could soon allow their employees to bring their elderly parents to work into an office-based daycare system. That prediction came from Thomas DeRosa, CEO of Welltower, the publicly listed real estate investment trust that invests... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This CEO thinks companies should open up daycare centers for workers' elderly parents (GOOG)Major corporations could soon allow their employees to bring their elderly pare
This CEO thinks companies should open up daycare centers for workers' elderly parents (GOOG)
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
Major corporations could soon allow their employees to bring their elderly parents to work into an office-based daycare system. That prediction came from Thomas DeRosa, CEO of Welltower, the publicly listed real estate investment trust that invests... Read more
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PhysOrg
Grafted plants' genomes can communicate with each otherA graft between two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana, shown in a confocal micr
Grafted plants' genomes can communicate with each other
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
A graft between two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana, shown in a confocal microscopy image. One genotype has plasma membranes marked in yellow, and the other marked in red. Salk Institute and Cambridge University researchers studied the movement of... Read more
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Reuters
Biden pledges faster U.S. approval for cancer drug cocktailsU.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer Moonshot: A Call to
Biden pledges faster U.S. approval for cancer drug cocktails
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action' during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 19, 2016. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the session 'Cancer... Read more
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Perth Now
How meal times will impact your weightThe time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. N
How meal times will impact your weight
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
The time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. NEW research has revealed that the time you eat your evening meal can have a major impact on your health and weight. Researchers at the University of Surrey conducted the... Read more
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Herald Sun
How meal times will impact your weightThe time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. N
How meal times will impact your weight
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
The time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. NEW research has revealed that the time you eat your evening meal can have a major impact on your health and weight. Researchers at the University of Surrey conducted the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How meal times will impact your weightThe time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. N
How meal times will impact your weight
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The time you eat has a big influence on your weight loss. Picture: Supplied. NEW research has revealed that the time you eat your evening meal can have a major impact on your health and weight. Researchers at the University of Surrey conducted the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Gene linked to autism lays groundwork for crucial brain structure during prenatal developmentA gene linked to mental disorders helps lays the foundation for a crucial brain
Gene linked to autism lays groundwork for crucial brain structure during prenatal development
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
A gene linked to mental disorders helps lays the foundation for a crucial brain structure during prenatal development, according to Salk Institute research published January 14, 2016 in Cell Reports. The findings reveal new mechanistic insights into... Read more
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Science Daily
How the cell's power station survives attacks: Scientists discover how mitochondria recover after damage, offering clues to cancer, diabetes and brain diseaseNow, scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered an unexpected way in which
How the cell's power station survives attacks: Scientists discover how mitochondria recover after damage, offering clues to cancer, diabetes and brain disease
Science Daily / Posted 25 days ago
Now, scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered an unexpected way in which cells trigger this critical response to threats, offering insight into disorders such as mitochondrial disease, cancer, diabetes and neurodegenerative disease --... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Salk Institute scientists find new target for glioblastoma multiforme treatmentGlioblastoma multiforme is a particularly deadly cancer. A person diagnosed wit
Salk Institute scientists find new target for glioblastoma multiforme treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 29 days ago
Glioblastoma multiforme is a particularly deadly cancer. A person diagnosed with this type of brain tumor typically survives 15 months, if given the best care. The late Senator Ted Kennedy succumbed to this disease in just over a year. But... Read more
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Science Daily
Key driver for treatment of deadly brain cancerBut scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered a key to how these tumor c
Key driver for treatment of deadly brain cancer
Science Daily / Posted 30 days ago
But scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered a key to how these tumor cells proliferate so quickly --and ways to turn this engine of tumor growth into a target for cancer treatment. "This is a disease for which there has been practically no... Read more
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Business Wire
Kolltan Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Clinical Pipeline, Corporate Developments and Near-Term MilestonesNEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately h
Kolltan Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Clinical Pipeline, Corporate Developments and Near-Term Milestones
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibody-based drugs targeting receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) for use in oncology and... Read more

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