Medical research

Trio win medicine Nobel for work on how cells adapt to oxygen

Three researchers from the United States and Britain on Monday shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how human cells sense and adapt to changing oxygen levels, opening up new strategies to fight such diseases ...

Neuroscience

Calcium is key to age-related memory loss

Research at the University of Leicester is offering new clues into how and why cognitive functions such as memory and learning become impaired with age. A paper published recently in a specialist neuroscience journal shows ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Scientists uncover new molecular drivers of Alzheimer's

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia. There is no cure for Alzheimer's, in ...

Neuroscience

New synapse type discovered through spatial proteomics

Researchers have developed a new super-resolution high-throughput imaging method. Using the new technique, the scientists were able to create a 3D neuronal cell atlas with single-molecule resolution and discovered a previously ...

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