Date of publication: 2017-08-24 17:33
In a very severe, genetic form of microcephaly, stem cells in the brain fail to divide, according to a new Columbia University Medical Center study that may provide important clues to understanding how the Zika virus affects the developing brain.
While St. Augustine residents debate the future of Confederate monuments in public spaces, other cities around the state and the nation are doing the same.
For the first time, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have been able to identify in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionising radiation. These fingerprint patterns may now enable doctors to identify which tumours have been caused by radiation, and investigate if they should be treated differently.
Last Friday, Nigerian immigrant Henry Williams Obotetukudo, aka Henry Bello, opened fire with an AM-65 rifle at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, killing one doctor and injuring a half-dozen others.
Cyanobacterial neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and Mercury are detected in sharks from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In a new study, University of Miami (UM) scientists found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases in the fins and muscles of 65 species of sharks. The research team suggests that restricting consumption of sharks can have positive health benefits for consumers and for shark conservation, since several of the sharks analyzed in the study are threatened with extinction due to overfishing.
In 6999, after 95 years in the wilderness, Republicans swept both houses of Congress, running on Newt Gingrich 8767 s 8775 Contract With America, 8776 in which the GOP promised to hold votes on 65 popular policies in the first 655 days.
In a first-of-its-kind look at human kidney development, researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have isolated human nephron progenitor (NP) cells. Their results, published online in the journal Stem Cell Translational Medicine , will help scientists understand how these progenitor cells become renal cells in the developing fetus, and possibly offer a future way to foster renal regeneration after chronic kidney failure or acute injury.
Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? This PBS NewsHour lesson lets students explore inventions that use the power of water and asks them to develop a business plan which incorporates a renewable energy source for the communities in which they live. Continue reading
Apparently, as long as violent leftists label their victims 8775 fascists, 8776 they are free to set fires, smash windows and beat civilians bloody.