New Unknowns About the Love Hormone Oxytocin
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New Unknowns About the Love Hormone Oxytocin

The receptor for the hormone oxytocin, which is thought to be crucial in establishing social bonds, doesn't play the important role scientists have attributed to it for the past 30 years, according to new research from UC San Francisco and Stanford Medicine researchers. [more…]

Turkish Scientist Aydogan Ozcana Award
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Award to Turkish Scientist Aydoğan Özcan

Aydoğan Özcan received the 2023 SPIE Dennis Gabor Diffractive Optics Award. Outstanding achievements in diffractive wavefront technology, particularly those driving the development of holography and metrology applications, were awarded the SPIE Dennis Gabor Diffractive Optics Award. [more…]

Drugs to Extend Lifespan in COVID Patients
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Drugs to Extend Lifespan in COVID-19 Patients

In the Randomized REMAP-CAP Study (JAMA. 2023;329(1):39-51) published in the JAMA medical journal, IL-6 receptor antagonists (tocilizumab, sarilumab, satralizumab, and siltuximab) and anti-platelet agents in patients with COVID-19 were in poor general condition. survive long term (six month) [more…]

Can Robots Replace the Dentist?
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Can Robots Replace the Dentist?

Robotic dental implant surgery is beginning to be said to result in less discomfort and faster patient recovery times. Neocis, a technology startup, is a dental implant to assist dentists during implant surgery. [more…]

A Heartbreaking Invention in Parkinson's
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Breakthrough in Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease is a neurological condition that progressively impairs movement and can lead to tremors, stiffness, balance and coordination problems. Cells that produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter essential for the body's movement and reward systems [more…]

Use of Plasma Membrane on the Jeep
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Using On-Chip Plasma Membrane

The layer that separates the inside of living cells from their surroundings, protects them and enables the cell to perform its basic functions is known as the cell membrane or plasma membrane. Some membrane proteins stimulate cells to extracellular stimuli. [more…]

Ketamine Increases Brain Noise
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Ketamine Increases Brain Noise

According to an international team of researchers, including Sofia Kulikova, Senior Research Fellow at HSE University-Perm, ketamine, an NMDA receptor inhibitor, increases the background noise in the brain, resulting in increased sensory input. [more…]

Coordinated Spontaneous Baby Movements
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Coordinated Spontaneous Baby Movements

Babies' spontaneous, random movements help build their sensory-motor systems, according to the latest research by the University of Tokyo. To assess muscle communication and sensation throughout the whole body, researchers used detailed movement of newborns and infants. [more…]

Digestive System Briefly
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Digestive System in Brief

The digestive system consists of the digestive system and its accessory organs, which break down food into molecules that body cells can absorb and use. The food is gradually phased out until the waste products are eliminated and the molecules are small enough to be absorbed. [more…]

Critical Information About Dangerous DNA
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Critical Information About Dangerous DNA

New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reveals key details about the survival and functioning of a dangerous selfish gene. The broader community investigating meiotic drive mechanisms is more than keen to understand this dynamic. [more…]

Awesome Increase in Laser Accelerator
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Huge Increase in Laser Accelerator

Thanks to the opening of a second beamline field at the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center, researchers will soon be able to study incredibly hot plasmas, research cancer treatments, and find new materials for quantum science. [more…]