Dec 16, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Left hand does know what the right hand is doing
The saying goes that "your left hand doesn't know what your right hand is doing," but actually, your left hand is paying more attention than you'd think.
Dec 15, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
What makes a neuron a neuron?
Researchers finds clues within RNA-binding proteins in brain cells that helps explain why almost every RNA-binding protein has a sibling - or "paralog."
Dec 14, 2016-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Designing switches to control cell fate
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a strategy to reprogram cells from one type to another more efficiently than other methods.
Dec 13, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Neural stem cells transport proteins just like RNA
Scientists can now watch molecules that drive the formation of new neurons in the brain. Duke University scientists got their first glimpse of molecules moving along a stem cell highway the same lengths as developing neurons.
Dec 12, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Turning off Asthma Attacks
Working in labs with human immune cells, Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a critical "off" switch cells use on an inflammatory immune response that contributes to asthma attacks. The switch is made up of regulatory proteins controlling one of many immune signal pathways.