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September 25, 2021

The MicroRNA Content of Exosomes in the Context of Aging

Much of the communication between cells is carried in extracellular vesicles, membrane-wrapped packages of signaling molecules. Vesicles are classified by size at present, though the nomenclature is often used confusingly and inconsistently. Exosomes are one class of smaller and frequently studied vesicle. Since it is now comparatively cheap to analyze […]
September 24, 2021

Misunderstood disorders

Some people have a tough character and have trouble establishing close relationships with other people. However, sometimes the inability to relate to the environment and others is linked to managing emotions and making decisions. There may be hallucinations or even a complete lack of emotions. In this case, it may […]
September 23, 2021

Aging: It’s more complicated than we thought

Every cell in the body goes through thousands of chemical reactions each day, and each reaction involves tiny protein molecules folded into precise shapes to perform their functions. Misfolded proteins underlie some of the most common and devastating diseases of aging, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. A major focus of aging […]