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August 18, 2022

Ageing neutralises sex differences in the brain

When male and female fruit flies age, their brains become desexualized. Age-related changes take place in both sexes, but the male brain becomes feminized to a larger extent than the female brain becomes masculinized. This is the conclusion of a study performed by a research group at Linköping University. It […]
August 18, 2022

Bioengineered cornea can restore sight to the blind and visually impaired

Researchers and entrepreneurs have developed an implant made of collagen protein from pig’s skin, which resembles the human cornea. In a pilot study, the implant restored vision to 20 people with diseased corneas, most of whom were blind prior to receiving the implant. The study jointly led by researchers at […]
August 17, 2022

Reducing air pollution can support healthy brain development: Study

A new study finds that having a portable air cleaner in the home can reduce the negative impacts of air pollution on brain development in children. Simon Fraser University researchers collaborated with U.S. and Mongolian scientists to study the benefits of using air filters to reduce exposure to air pollution during […]
August 17, 2022

Combining genetics and brain MRI can aid in predicting chances of Alzheimer’s disease

Simon Fraser University researchers are studying how a combination of genetics and brain MRIs may be used to predict the chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease in the future. In a newly published study, researchers from SFU’s Functional and Anatomical Imaging & Shape Analysis Lab (FAISAL) identified distinct properties of brain […]