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2014-07-28 12:57:00

An experimental anti-inflammatory drug can protect vulnerable neurons and reduce motor deficits in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease.

Sea Lions Found To Have A Type Of Epilepsy Similar To That In Humans
2014-03-18 14:25:42

Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine found a form of epilepsy in sea lions that is similar to one found in humans. California sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy...

2014-02-20 08:31:28

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2014-01-15 14:29:54

Defensins, as their name implies, are small proteins found in plants and animals that help ward off viral, bacterial or fungal pests.

2013-11-18 23:28:27

The recently republished Biology, Geography and Health Online Magazine GeoScience.net has published 40,188 new abstracts on biological interventions that produce substantial, sustained changes

Tiny Molecule May Help Treat Alzheimers
2013-06-27 12:23:53

Researchers say they have been working with a tiny yet promising new drug-like molecule that could lead to a preventative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Worm EEG Developed To Test The Effects Of Drugs
2013-05-23 12:26:15

Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a device which records the brain activity of worms to help test the effects of drugs.

2013-02-13 17:37:02

Opera audiences can feel the chemistry in romance-inspired classics like Mimi's aria from La Bohème, Cavaradossi's remembrance of his beloved while awaiting execution in Tosca and that young lady pining for her man with "O mio babbino caro" in the opera Gianni Schicchi.

2011-03-07 15:32:16

Scientists on the Norwich Research Park have sequenced the genome of a novel strain of Clostridium botulinum, one of the most dangerous pathogens known to man.

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2009-08-17 16:00:00

Researchers in China have discovered the first protein-based toxin in an amphibian –a 60 amino acid neurotoxin found in the skin of a Chinese tree frog.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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