Latest News

Alzheimer's: Newly identified protein pathology impairs RNA splicing

Researchers have identified a previously unrecognized type of pathology in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. These tangle-like structures appear at early stages of Alzheimer's and are not found in other neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease. The appearance of these tangles, which sequester proteins involved in RNA splicing, is linked to widespread changes in Alzheimer's brains compared to healthy brains.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Want honesty? Make it the easiest choice, suggests research

  • Bioart: An introduction

  • Food odors activate impulse area of the brain in obese children

  • 'Connector hubs' are the champions of brain coordination

  • Sharing economy can help financial struggles

  • 'Sport shoppers' bargain hunt simply for the thrill of it, new research finds

  • Immune-disorder treatment in mice holds potential for multiple sclerosis patients

  • People who rely on their intuition are, at times, less likely to cheat

  • Mental health risk for new dads

  • Republicans prefer politicians with deep voices