Genetics

New gene identified in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Researchers from the group of Eva van Rooij at the Hubrecht Institute have used advanced sequencing technology to better understand the heart disease arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, in which heart muscle tissue is replaced ...

Neuroscience

Capturing cortical connectivity close-up

The brain is made up of a complex series of networks—signals are constantly bouncing between those networks to allow us to experience the world and move through it effectively.

Neuroscience

Focused ultrasound enables precise noninvasive therapy

Carnegie Mellon University's He Lab is focusing on noninvasive neuroengineering solutions that not only provide diagnostic techniques, but also innovative treatment options. Their latest research has demonstrated that noninvasive ...

Neuroscience

Tiny implantable tool for light-sheet imaging of brain activity

Tools that allow neuroscientists to record and quantify functional activity within the living brain are in great demand. Traditionally, researchers have used techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging, but this ...

Pediatrics

Wearable imaging cap provides a window into babies' brains

A team led by UCL researchers has demonstrated a new form of wearable, baby-friendly brain mapping technology that has important implications for understanding developmental conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Four in ten extra deaths in Lombardy not linked to COVID-19

The study, published in PLOS ONE, looked at the number of deaths in each of the 7,251 local authority areas of Italy during the first four months of the year and compared these figures with predictions based on data from ...

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