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One-Step Optogenetics for Hacking the Nervous System

ONE-STEP OPTOGENETICS FOR HACKING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Researchers squeeze a three-step optogenetics process into one nifty probe and demonstrate it in mice

New evidence suggests that gut health may be connected to behavior in children

NEW EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT GUT HEALTH MAY BE CONNECTED TO BEHAVIOR IN CHILDREN

New research indicates that there could be more than meets the eye when it comes to childhood behavioral and temperament issues. It's...

 
 
 

UFGI PUBLICATION ROUND-UP WEEK 02/13/2017

Conditional knockout of activin like kinase-1 leads to heart failure without maladaptive remodeling. Author information: Morine KJ...

Radical treatment for MS can stop disease in its tracks

RADICAL TREATMENT FOR MS CAN STOP DISEASE IN ITS TRACKS

Nearly half of multiple sclerosis patients who received the treatment saw the disease stop progressing for five years, Imperial College...

 
 
 
Is it time to get your head - and data - in the cloud?

IS IT TIME TO GET YOUR HEAD - AND DATA - IN THE CLOUD?

They are everywhere, taking reliable measurements on a rigorous schedule in storage facilities, shipping containers and retail refrigerator...

USING SUPER RESOLUTION IMAGING TO MAP ADHERENS JUNCTION MACHINERY

Using super-resolution microscopy, an international research team has revealed, for the first time, how cadherin-based cell-cell contacts...

 
 
 

POWERFUL OPTICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY CATCHES DNA NATURALLY FLUORESCING

Biomedical engineers have developed imaging technology that is the first to see DNA 'blink,' or fluoresce. The tool enables researchers...

EGG-FREE SURROGATE CHICKENS PRODUCED IN BID TO SAVE RARE BREEDS

Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds. The advance - using...

 
 
 
Harvard researchers say the snowball method is the best way to pay off debt - here's a simple spreadsheet that can make it work for you

HARVARD RESEARCHERS SAY THE SNOWBALL METHOD IS THE BEST WAY TO PAY OFF DEBT - HERE'S A SIMPLE SPREADSHEET THAT CAN MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU

If you're struggling to pay off debt, you're not alone. The average household with credit card debt owes $16,061, according to a recent...

Study Finds That Pet Care Professionals Will Be More In Demand Than Teachers In The Next Decade

STUDY FINDS THAT PET CARE PROFESSIONALS WILL BE MORE IN DEMAND THAN TEACHERS IN THE NEXT DECADE

A report by New York-based business research organization, The Conference Board on the changing composition of consumer demand in the...

 
 
 
New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent

NEW GALLUP POLL: TRUMP JOB APPROVAL RATINGS DOWN TO 38 PERCENT

One day after a Pew Research Center poll put President Donald Trump's job approval rating below 40 percent , another major survey delivered...

Fathers who hug their babies have a better bond

FATHERS WHO HUG THEIR BABIES HAVE A BETTER BOND

Cuddle hormone Oxytocin increases empathy and motivation to care for a child and is present in both fathers and mothers. Researchers...

 
 
 
Meat-eaters twice as likely to get diabetes

MEAT-EATERS TWICE AS LIKELY TO GET DIABETES

It only takes less than a tablespoon of butter each day to develop type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the Universitat Rovira...

 
 
 
A gene discovery may help cure Parkinson's disease

A GENE DISCOVERY MAY HELP CURE PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Researchers from the University of Leicester have discovered a gene that protects neurons from damage in fruit flies, which may allow...

A 'golden age' of probiotics for premature babies? It depends on birth weight and strains: Meta-analysis

A 'GOLDEN AGE' OF PROBIOTICS FOR PREMATURE BABIES? IT DEPENDS ON BIRTH WEIGHT AND STRAINS: META-ANALYSIS

The use of probiotics on very low birth weight infants is associated with a reduced risk of necrotizing enterocolitis , late-onset...

 
 
 
TEAM Alumni Revolutionize Transgenics with New Device

TEAM ALUMNI REVOLUTIONIZE TRANSGENICS WITH NEW DEVICE

Arshia Firouzi and Gurkern Sufi met in 2011 as Freshmen living in Tercero Dormitories at UC Davis and quickly became friends. Arshia...

 
 
 
Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People with ADHD

IMAGING STUDY CONFIRMS BRAIN DIFFERENCES IN PEOPLE WITH ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit...