The gene variant disrupts lipid metabolism, but in cell experiments the effects were reversed by choline supplements.
today • ~7 min
A new computational approach for analyzing complex datasets shows that as disease progresses, neurons and astrocytes lose the ability to maintain homeostasis.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~6 min
Trained dogs can detect cancer and other diseases by smell. A miniaturized detector can analyze trace molecules to mimic the process.
Feb. 17, 2021 • ~7 min
“Organs-on-a-chip” system sheds light on how bacteria in the human digestive tract may influence neurological diseases.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~7 min
Researchers created a risk-assessment algorithm that shows consistent performance across datasets from US, Europe, and Asia.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~12 min
Structural biologist Pamela Björkman shared insights into pandemic viruses as part of the Department of Biology’s IAP seminar series.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~10 min
A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Opioid receptor MOR1 changes discovered in neurodegenerative disease model.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min