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'Sting' protein's efforts to clean up brain cell damage may speed Parkinson's disease progress

In studies with mouse and human tissue, as well as live mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a snag in the normal process of cleaning up broken DNA in brain cells may hasten the progression of Parkinson's disease. Specifically, the researchers found that a protein dubbed "STING" responds to clean-up signals in brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease by creating a cycle of inflammation that may accelerate the disease's progression.

From B. Simone to ‘Queen’ bees to Sting, here are the top things to keep you buzzing in Connecticut arts this week

From Sting (a musician) to “Queen” (a play), from “The Summer Place” to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” things are not what they may seem this week in Connecticut culture. There’s also a week of new plays in Hartford and a weekend of youth ballet in New London. Spring is getting zingy finally. A bridge to Sting Sting released an album last year, “The Bridge,” that many fans consider a ...

Arachnophobia Horror ‘Sting’ to Be Unleashed on Cannes Buyers

Click here to read the full article. Arachnophobes, beware, you’re in for a scare. A new horror about a super-sized spider is hitting the Croisette from Cornerstone Films, which will handle worldwide sales and introduce the pic to buyers in Cannes. From writer and director Kiah Roache-Turner (“Wyrmwood: Apocalypse,” “Nekrotronic”), “Sting” centers on a spider hatched from a mysterious object that falls from the sky into a New York City apartment building. When 12-year-old Charlotte finds the spider, she decides to keep it as a pet, and name it Sting. But as her fascination with Sting grows, so too does the arachnid’s...

Arachnophobia Horror ‘Sting’ From Kiah Roache-Turner Launching At Cannes Market, Cornerstone Handling WW Sales

Click here to read the full article. Writer-director Kaih Roache-Turner, who’s behind projects such as Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead and Nekrotonic, has set his next project as arachnophobia horror Sting. Cornerstone is handling worldwide sales on the project and will unveil it to buyers at the Cannes market. The title, which is produced by Jamie Hilton and Michael Pontin, follows the story of Charlotte, a rebellious 12-year-old girl obsessed with comic books who discovers a strange little spider after it falls from the sky encased in an egg. Despite her stepfather’s best efforts to connect with her and with a...