Combat-Related Injuries Leave Their Mark: Researchers Find Brain Imaging Differences in Veterans with TBI, Years Later
A recent study used diffusion tensor imaging, a type of highly sensitive magnetic resonance image (MRI), to examine the way water moves throughout the brain’s white matter.
– Saint Louis University Medical Center|12/10/2013 3:05 PM EST
It takes dozens of chemical reactions for a cell to make isoprenoids, a diverse class of molecules found in every type of living organism. Cholesterol, for example, an important component of the membranes of cells, is a large isoprenoid chemical. The molecule that gives oranges their citrusy smell and taste is an isoprenoid, as is the natural antimalarial drug artemisinin.
– Salk Institute for Biological Studies|12/10/2013 3:00 PM EST
Charles Dickens' classic novella "A Christmas Carol" was written 170 years ago. Kansas State University's Naomi Wood and Dan Hoyt look at why the story about the penny-pinching, Christmas-hating Ebenezer Scrooge remains so popular today.
– Kansas State University|12/10/2013 3:00 PM EST
In a first-of-its-kind activity for an interplanetary spacecraft, thousands of amateur (ham) radio operators around the world were able to say “Hi” to NASA’s Juno spacecraft Oct. 9 as it swung past Earth on its way to Jupiter.
– University of Iowa |12/10/2013 2:00 PM EST
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and the Medical College of Wisconsin found that a new kind of gene therapy led to a dramatic decline in bleeding events in dogs with naturally occurring hemophilia A, a serious and costly bleeding condition.
– University of North Carolina School of Medicine|12/10/2013 2:00 PM EST
Strangers often stop to ask Bob Seeman why he wears a padded glove on his left hand. So he hands out a card with a link to a YouTube video, which tells the extraordinary story of how Seeman’s left arm was reattached after it was nearly completely severed in a tow truck accident.
– Loyola University Health System|12/10/2013 1:50 PM EST
An experimental compound developed by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute's Florida campus is capable of significantly reducing joint inflammation in animal models of rheumatoid arthritis.
– Scripps Research Institute|12/10/2013 1:45 PM EST
If recent news that University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) researchers observed the largest gamma ray burst ever has you nervous about getting blasted into extinction, the UAH researchers say chances of that are exceedingly rare.
– University of Alabama Huntsville|12/10/2013 12:00 PM EST
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