Herpes and Alzheimer’s

16 December 2008 grant b 0

Science Daily reveals the role the plucky, pesky herpes virus plays in the dreadful progress of Alzheimer’s disease – and how a cold sore cure […]

Weight-busting Worms.

9 December 2008 grant b 0

No, they don’t literally suck the fat from your waistline, but Scienceblog.com does show how roundworms are beating the battle of the bulge: A previously […]

Electric Eel Power

10 November 2008 grant b 0

PhysOrg reports on a slithery new power source – the eel generator: Electric eels channel the output of thousands of specialized cells called electrocytes to […]

Turning off old age.

29 July 2008 grant b 0

Stanford researchers have discovered something strange about microscopic worms, ScientificBlogging reports. These nematodes have specific genes that regulate the aging process: The researchers examined the […]

Zapping the blues.

28 July 2008 grant b 0

PhysOrg reports on a new treatment that aims at eliminating depression by directly stimulating the brain: DBS [Deep Brain Stimulation] uses high-frequency electrical stimulation targeted […]