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May 10, 2022

Astronauts' Brains Altered by Extended Trips to Space

Going to space changes a person. We've known that ever since NASA and the former Soviet Union started sending people to space back in the mid-20th Century. Not only does that trip affect an astronaut's outlook (just look what it did to William Shatner) but it changes their body. Space […]
May 10, 2022

Cellular spring cleaning may keep us youthful and healthy for longer

The in-built cellular process of maintaining the health of our cells by recycling dead or toxic material plays a key role in our health overall. Known as autophagy, researchers are now keen to know if boosting the natural process may hold off the debilitating diseases of old age. By intervening […]
May 9, 2022

Newly Discovered Neural Network Gets Visual and Motor Circuits in Sync

A recent paper in the journal Neuron presents a discovery of a bi-directional neural network connecting the legs and the visual system to shape walking. Researchers noticed that the visual neurons of a fruit fly relay a stream of neural activity even in total darkness. It turned out that the neurons were […]
May 8, 2022

Epigenetic treatments: New allies for chemotherapies?

Though chemotherapies are effective in some patients, tumour cells may acquire tolerance to these treatments. In other words, cells adapt to chemotherapy so they can survive. In a new study published in Nature Genetics on April 11, 2022, the team of Celine Vallot, CNRS Research Director at the Institut Curie, […]