Latest News

Brain cell discovery could open doors to targeted cancer therapies

Fresh insights into the processes that control brain cell production could pave the way for treatments for brain cancer and other brain-related disorders. Researchers have focused on a RNA molecule, known as miR-9, which is linked to the development of brain cells, known as neurons and glial cells. They have shown that a protein called Lin28a regulates the production of miR-9, which in turn controls the genes involved in brain cell development and function.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Massive study reports challenges in reproducing published psychology findings

  • Four-day school week can improve academic performance, study finds

  • Cannabis and the brain

  • Awareness of memory loss may decline two-three years before dementia onset

  • 'Brainbow' reveals surprising data about visual connections in brain

  • To get girls more interested in computer science, make classrooms less 'geeky'

  • About 10 percent of mothers experienced depression two years after Hurricane Katrina

  • Alzheimer?s disease thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brain

  • Parkinson?s disease brain cells at risk of burnout, like an overheating motor

  • Creative and neurotic: Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking?

  •