Genetics

Cholesterol accumulation contributes to genetic movement disorder

A research team at the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has identified the mechanism that causes movement disorders in patients with mutations in the NUS1 gene. Using both cellular and model organism studies, cholesterol accumulation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Imaging zebrafish movements in 3-D to better understand ALS

An interdisciplinary team of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) used an innovative imaging technique for a better understanding of motor deficits in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The researchers ...

Medical research

Vitamin D deficiency leads to obesity, stunted growth in zebrafish

Using a zebrafish model, researchers from North Carolina State University have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation. The results suggest ...

Health

5G networks have few health impacts, study finds

Fifth generation or 5G wireless technology, which began being deployed worldwide in 2019, provides faster connectivity and more bandwidth, meaning higher download speeds.

Neuroscience

Researchers restore neural connections in zebra fish

Harvard University researchers have developed an engineering technique to precisely control the direction that neurons grow their axons, cable-like structures that allow nerve cells to connect with each other. In a zebrafish ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study could aid degenerative disease therapies

Fresh insights into how nerves connect with muscles in the body could aid the development of therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

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