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H arvard scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute say they have for the first time partially reversed age-related degeneration in mice, resulting in new growth of the brain and testes, improved fertility, and the return of a lost cognitive function.
May 1, 2005 — Researchers have discovered the precise chemical chain reaction that could be the much-sought-after puberty trigger: The KiSS-1 gene, which produces a protein in the hypothalamus, a part of the brain, which regulates metabolic activity. When the protein connects with a receptor on another gene called GPR54, puberty is believed to begin.
R apamycin , also known as sirolimus, is especially useful in kidney transplants.
Ever met a grandmother who swears her still-youthful glow is thanks to a lifetime of shea butter? Depending what part of the world you or your ancestors hail from, you may have grown up with some promise or other about the powers of natural beauty. Of course, the personal-care business has figured this out.
The most detailed microscopic crystallography image ever created Human Adenovirus Scientists have determined the crystal structure of human adenovirus, which is responsible for a host of ailments including the common cold. Scripps Research Institute