Neuroscience

Scientists produce human norepinephrine neurons from stem cells

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have identified a protein key to the development of a type of brain cell believed to play a role in disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and used the discovery ...

Health

Q&A: Can virtual reality help people eat a healthier diet?

With heart disease and diabetes—which can be caused or worsened by poor diet—among the leading causes of death and illness for adults in the United States, researchers in the Penn State College of Health and Human Development ...

Oncology & Cancer

Evidence of familial genetic risk for colon cancer

Huntsman Cancer Institute researchers discovered people with a certain polyp syndrome and their first-degree relatives are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. In addition, people with certain colon lesions are also at ...

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