Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi receives Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research

New York, NY – The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, is proud to…

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Have you ever wondered how many species have inhabited the earth?

Professors in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences explored whether or not the scientific community will ever be able to settle on a ‘total number’ of species of living…

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Molecular bridge mediates inhibitory synapse specificity in the cortex

With its breathtaking views and striking stature, the Golden Gate bridge certainly deserves its title as one of the modern wonders of the world. Its elegant art deco style and…

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Role of subnuclear NSrp70 in immunity-studied at Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology

Scientists report that the alternative-splicing regulator NSrp70 influences immune T cell development T lymphocytes, or T cells, are immune cells with diverse roles in building the body’s immunity. How does…

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Harnessing AI to search for new materials with exotic properties

TROY, N.Y. — In the periodic table of elements, there are 118 distinct elements, most of which can combine with one or more others to form materials with potentially surprising…

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PAQ Therapeutics emerges with $30M series A for autophagy-based treatments

PAQ Therapeutics hopes to break into the emerging field of autophagy, which is essentially the cell’s garbage disposal, to complement or compete against the broader protein degradation field.  The Cambridge,…

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Detecting wildlife illness and death with new early alert system

From domoic acid poisoning in seabirds to canine distemper in raccoons, wildlife face a variety of threats and illnesses. Some of those same diseases make their way to humans and…

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Conversion of genetic information from DNA to proteins: role of mRNA

The corona pandemic has ensured that the term “mRNA” is now also known to a large public beyond laboratories and lecture halls. However, the molecule is much more than an…

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Hard to swallow: Coral cells seen engulfing algae

In a world-first, scientists in Japan have observed individual stony coral cells engulfing single-celled, photosynthetic algae. The microscopic algae, known as dinoflagellates, were engulfed by cells cultured from the stony…

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Rapid evolution in waterfleas yields new conservation insights

The extraordinary ability of animals to rapidly evolve in response to predators has been demonstrated via genetic sequencing of a waterflea population across nearly two decades. In a new study,…

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