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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:26:15 -0700

If you ever point to your head and say, “The wheels keep turning,” your meaning is clear. And, most likely, you are more right than you know. Within your brain, within individual brain cells, your transcriptional machinery keeps chugging along, turning ...

Triangle Business Journal

Triangle Business Journal
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:07:30 -0700

NCSU study finds protein that could protect brain cells from aging. Jun 29, 2015, 12:07pm EDT. Angelica Lieth. Triangle Business Journal. Share. Order Reprints · Save Article · Print. Share. Email; Twitter · LinkedIn · Facebook · Google+ · Order ...

International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:30:47 -0700

A fully functional neuron capable of mimicking a function of the human nervous system has been artificially constructed for the first time, paving the way for radical new treatments to neurological disorders. The artificial neuron, built by researchers ...
 
Newswise (press release)
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:03:45 -0700

Newswise — Light switches for neurons have made enormous contributions to brain research by giving investigators access to “on switches” for brain cells. But, finding “off switches” has been much more challenging. Addressing the challenge, biochemists ...

Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:03:45 -0700

Swedish researchers have made a fully functional artificial neuron, one that can communicate with flesh-and-blood neurons seamlessly. The neuron, built by a team at the Karolinska Institutet, picks up chemical signals from organic neurons, converts ...
 
NC State News
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:58:29 -0700

A common protein, when produced by specialized barrier cells in the brain, could help protect the brain from damage due to aging. This protein – MARCKS – may act as both a bouncer and a housekeeping service, by helping clear away proteins and keeping ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:15:00 -0700

A rat trained to control a robot is an interesting 'Pavlovian' experiment by itself. But, independently-cultured rat brain cells aiding a robot navigate through an obstacle seems straight out of science fiction. Having cultured brain cells on a glass ...

ReliaWire

ReliaWire
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:59:27 -0700

When produced by specialized barrier cells in the brain, a common protein could help shield the brain from damage due to aging. The protein, Myristoylated alanine-rich C-kinase substrate (MARCKS), may act as both a bouncer and a housekeeping service.
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