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A single administration of the mutant anti-aging gene stopped the decay of heart function in middle-aged mice.
Have you ever worried if the play between your cats was getting too rough? A new study published in Scientific Reports has investigated play and fighting in cats. Their aim was to use simple behaviors anyone could observe to work out what was play and what might lead to fights. This is important because the consequences of fights include injuries to animals and humans. At worst, you may even have to rehome one of your cats if they’re not getting along.
An examination of 19,149 mammalian genes sheds new light on the future of hair loss.
A newly published study has announced that ants can detect cancer tumors by smell, thanks to their strong olfactory receptors. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences this week, the study shows Formica fusca ants are able to detect tumors by smelling patients' urine, as reported by The Independent.
What if robots could actually feel? That would make them more efficient at many tasks in industries ranging from space travel to medicine. A new startup is claiming that the next generation of robotics will feature sensory skins, fabricated muscles, and artificial neurons printed on flexible materials that will allow them to feel, according to a press release published by the organization on Friday.
Nearly 15,500 people in the U.S. over age 50 are estimated to have VEXAS syndrome.
Commonplace viral illnesses makes a person more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease and five other catastrophic neurodegenerative diseases (ND), according to a recent study published in Neuron. Unexpected connections were also found between Dementia, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), Lou Gehrig's disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and vascular dementia. An...
They produced a mind-bendingly short signal lasting 53 billionths of a second.
A 23-year-old woman who had been continuously vomiting for two years finally got some respite after her doctors accurately diagnosed the culprit - cannabis. For nearly two years, the woman showed up at the emergency department every month with the same set of systems: nausea, abdominal pain, and throwing up uncontrollably, Business Insider reported.
ChatGPT, the conversational chatbot from OpenAI might have authored many poems, essays, and even pieces of code so far but is unlikely to get author credit for a peer-reviewed paper anytime soon. Major science publishing houses like Springer Nature and Elsevier have specified that they will not consider ChatGPT as...
A new study has developed what the researchers call the "world's first" simple, modifiable proteins. Called "zinc fingers," these special proteins were developed partially through artificial intelligence. Scientists from the University of Toronto and the NYU Grossman School of Medicine came up with the method, which is expected to speed...