Fascinating to watch how CRISPR edits a gene while we are watching. Source: Nature Communications 8, Article number: 1430 (2017), doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01466-8
Graduate students will be taxed for money they are not making.
Data shows that graduate students make roughly $20,000 a year, while the federal poverty line for a single person is $12,060. The NIH caps stipends of graduate students at $23,844 and has […]
More evidence about toxicity of sugar for the brain.
A new study conducted at the National Institute of Aging (NIA) of NIH by Madhav Thambisetty, MD., PhD shows the toxic effect of sugar for brain cells. In this study the scientists […]
Looks like Melatonin preserves the integrity of the blood-brain-barrier
This is an interesting paper. Usually Melatonin is not described as a potent brain protector. However, the authors of this publication see that Melatonin preserves the integrity of the blood-brain-barrier (BBB), a […]
Oxidative and Nitrosative stress update
The most recent publication by my mentor Dr. Stuart Lipton and colleague Dr. Tomohiro Nakamura sheds new insight into the neurodegenerative effect of S-Nitrosylation. The title of the publication is: ‘SNO’-Storms Compromise […]
The central nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system consists of nerves connecting our limbs to the spinal cord through ganglions and controls movement and regulates autonomous […]
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Thoughts about brain function and neuromyths. (longread)
Strolling through the virtual aisles of Amazon and looking for brain related literature quickly becomes overwhelming. In addition to scientific books, written by scientists, educators and physician with neuroscientific training, there is […]