Discovery RoundupHow the brain keeps track of similar but distinct memories
The process of tak ing complex
memories and converting them into representations
that are less easily confused is known as
Sunshine hormone, vitamin D, may offer hope for treating liver fibrosis
By reprogramming skin cells from Parkinson's disease patients with a known genetic mutation, Salk researchers have identified damage to neural stem cells as a powerful player in the disease.
Discovery RoundupDiabetes drug could hold promise for lung cancer patients
Over the past decade, growing
evidence that cancer and metabolism are
connected has emerged from a number of
laboratories, including that of Reuben Shaw.
Protein preps cells to survive stress of cancer
growth and chemotherapy
A team of scientists in the lab of Beverly M. Emerson
has uncovered a survival mechanism that occurs in breast cells that
have just turned premalignant—cells on the cusp between normalcy and
cancers—which may lead to new methods of stopping tumors.
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