Study reveals a protein’s key contribution to heterogeneity of neurons

Journal Reference: Chad W Sauvola, Yulia Akbergenova, Karen L Cunningham, Nicole A Aponte-Santiago, J Troy Littleton. The decoy SNARE Tomosyn sets tonic versus phasic release properties and is required for homeostatic synaptic plasticity. eLife, 2021; 10 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.72841 The team found that expression of the tomosyn protein is a major determining factor in whether the … Read more

MRI reveals altered brain structure in fetuses exposed to alcohol

“Fetal alcohol syndrome is a worldwide problem in countries where alcohol is freely available,” said Gregor Kasprian, M.D., associate professor of radiology at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria. “It’s estimated that 9.8% of all pregnant women are consuming alcohol during pregnancy, and that number is likely underestimated.” Fetal alcohol syndrome is the most … Read more

We might not know half of what’s in our cells, new AI technique reveals

Journal Reference: Yue Qin, Edward L. Huttlin, Casper F. Winsnes, Maya L. Gosztyla, Ludivine Wacheul, Marcus R. Kelly, Steven M. Blue, Fan Zheng, Michael Chen, Leah V. Schaffer, Katherine Licon, Anna Bäckström, Laura Pontano Vaites, John J. Lee, Wei Ouyang, Sophie N. Liu, Tian Zhang, Erica Silva, Jisoo Park, Adriana Pitea, Jason F. Kreisberg, Steven … Read more

Marvel reveals if they will replace Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa in Black Panther and the Marvel Universe

Marvel reveals if they will replace Chadwick Boseman as TChalla

In August 2020, the death of Chadwick Boseman shook the world. The 43-year-old actor passed away after a tough — and silent — battle with colon cancer; and, beyond the pain of this unfortunate situation, it did not take long to ask questions about what would happen to the film projects that had him as … Read more

Latte lovers rejoice! Study reveals drinking coffee could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Latte lovers rejoice! Study reveals drinking coffee could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease – NovLink Home Mash I Latte lovers rejoice! Study reveals drinking coffee could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease We would like to say thanks to the author of this write-up for this awesome material Latte lovers rejoice! Study reveals drinking … Read more

Simulation reveals molecular footprint of organic air pollutants

Journal Reference: Jie Zhang, Xiao He, Yaqin Gao, Shuhui Zhu, Shengao Jing, Hongli Wang, Jian Zhen Yu, Qi Ying. Estimation of Aromatic Secondary Organic Aerosol Using a Molecular TracerA Chemical Transport Model Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c03670 “Human activity has led to a substantial increase in organic air pollutants, like aerosols, which … Read more

Scientist reveals cause of lost magnetism at meteorite site

Journal Reference: Gunther Kletetschka, Radana Kavkova, Hakan Ucar. Plasma shielding removes prior magnetization record from impacted rocks near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Scientific Reports, 2021; 11 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-01451-8 The key, according to work by associate research professor Gunther Kletetschka at the UAF Geophysical Institute, is in the greatly reduced level of natural remanent magnetization … Read more

Emilia Clarke reveals she nearly died at the start of ‘Game of Thrones’

Emilia Clarke reveals she nearly died at the start of

On screen we see her as the powerful and strong Daenerys Targaryen, mother of dragons and who after seven seasons of the series Game of Thrones, is about to finally occupy the iron throne. In real life, Emilia Clarke (the actress who plays her) has also had to face two battles that almost cost her … Read more

Study of 18000+ US and Australian older people reveals moderate drinking protective against heart illness, more than for tea totalers

Study of 18000+ US and Australian older people reveals moderate drinking protective against heart illness, more than for tea totalers – NovLink Home Mash B Study of 18000+ US and Australian older people reveals moderate drinking protective against heart illness, more than for tea totalers We would love to say thanks to the writer of … Read more

Brain reveals the risk for developing obesity

Journal Reference: Tatu Kantonen, Laura Pekkarinen, Tomi Karjalainen, Marco Bucci, Kari Kalliokoski, Merja Haaparanta-Solin, Richard Aarnio, Alex M. Dickens, Annie von Eyken, Kirsi Laitinen, Noora Houttu, Anna K. Kirjavainen, Semi Helin, Jussi Hirvonen, Tapani Rönnemaa, Pirjo Nuutila, Lauri Nummenmaa. Obesity risk is associated with altered cerebral glucose metabolism and decreased μ-opioid and CB1 receptor availability. … Read more

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