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Alternatively Spliced Variants Linked To Schizophrenia

Researchers have identified splicing quantitative trait loci in the human brain that may be associated with mental disorders such as schizophrenia.

Erasing Fears With Antibodies And Light

By combining the precision of antibodies with toxic oxygen bursts, researchers have inactivated neural proteins to abolish fearful memories in mice.

Engineering The World’s Smallest Nanocrystal With Pizza

A protein called Pizza has helped scientists to create a tiny 19-atom sized nanocrystal of cadmium chloride.

Fatty Acid Produced By Gut Bacteria Helps Immune System Mature

New research from the RIKEN in Japan has shed light on the role of gut bacteria on the maturation of the immune system.

Anti-Psychotic Drug May Help Patients With Severe Asthma

Researchers have found that the anti-psychotic drug Pimozide can be used to overcome resistance to steroids in severe asthma patients.

Growing A New Liver From Stem Cells

Researchers in Japan have developed a functional human liver using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

Researchers Find Gene Mutations That Cause Fatal Baby Disease

Researchers have discovered a gene linked to a muscle disease so severe that newborn babies rarely survive beyond a few days.

Gene For Bones & Connective Tissue Disorders Identified

Researchers have identified a gene that when mutated is responsible for a spectrum of disorders affecting the bones and connective tissue.

Japanese Scientists Culture Sperm Cells In A Dish

Scientists from the Yokohama City University have successfully cultured mouse testes cells and induced them to produce sperm.