Gastroenterology

Study investigates the effects of DiNP on the colon

Phthalates are commonly used to make products—including artificial leather, footwear, plastic food packaging, and personal care products—more flexible or stable. In particular, di-isononyl phthalate is incorporated in ...

Neuroscience

Maternal protective behaviors run deep

The image of a mouse mom fetching her pup safely home calls to mind a human mother's rapid response when their toddler wanders toward danger. Neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) now report this resemblance ...

Neuroscience

Team identifies compound with potent antiseizure effects

Researchers studying epileptic seizures of the temporal lobe—the most common type of epilepsy—discovered a compound that reduces seizures in the hippocampus, a brain region where many such seizures originate. The compound, ...

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