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Not-for-Profit Publishers Partner to Launch New Research Journal Life Science Alliance

Rockefeller University Press, EMBO Press, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press today announced the launch of Life Science Alliance, a new global, open access, editorially independent, peer-reviewed journal committed to rapid, fair and transparent...
3-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify New Drugs That Could Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that inhibiting an enzyme called cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) protects mice and rats from noise- or drug-induced hearing loss. The study, which will be published March 7 in...
28-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


How Tattoos Are Maintained by Macrophages Could Be Key to Improving Their Removal

Researchers in France have discovered that, though a tattoo may be forever, the skin cells that carry the tattoo pigment are not. Instead, the researchers say, the cells can pass on the pigment to new cells when they die. The study, which will be...
28-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Successfully Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease in Mouse Model

A team of researchers from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have found that gradually depleting an enzyme called BACE1 completely reverses the formation of amyloid plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s disease, thereby...
7-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Explanation for Why Airways Close in Asthma Holds Promise for Future Class of Drugs

Houston Methodist researchers have a new explanation for what causes the lungs’ airways to close during asthma attacks. The researchers who published the study in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine note that the discovery...
31-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Mechanism That Converts White Fat to Brown Identified

An international team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet have, in experiments on mice, pinpointed a mechanism for the conversion of energy-storing white fat into energy-expending brown fat. The study is published in the Journal of...
5-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Detect a Loophole in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment

A team of researchers in Italy and Austria has determined that a drug approved to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may be less effective in a particular subset of patients. The study, which will be published January 4 in the Journal of...
2-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study Reveals How the Midshipman Fish Sustains Its Hour-Long Mating Call

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered how the Pacific midshipman fish can hum continuously for up to an hour in order to attract potential mates. The study, which is featured on the cover of the January 2018 issue of the...
2-Jan-2018 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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