Injectable Electrodes Could Prevent Deadly Heart Arrhythmias

Prevent Deadly Heart Arrhythmias?

Prevent Deadly Heart Arrhythmias? Heart disease and the complications caused by heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. The Center for Disease Control reports that someone in the US dies of a heart attack every 40 seconds, and approximately 805,000 people in the US have a heart attack annually. While heart […]

Who wants to live forever?

Who Wants to Live Forever?

Queen asked in their song of the same title “Who Wants to Live Forever?” Humanity has always struggled with its mortality. Everything ages from machinery to homes to organisms and people. However, Sinclair and LaPlante wrote, “There is no law of biology that says we must age at the rate at which we do now.” […]

Neuronal Coherence and Coupling in the Dying Human Brain

Neuronal Coherence and Coupling in the Dying Brain

Neuronal Coherence and Coupling in the Dying Human Brain It is said that when we die, our life flashes before our eyes. Those lucky enough to come back from a near-death experience have described a white light or an out-of-body experience. Unfortunately, the actual molecular and neuronal processes of a dying brain have not been […]

New philanthropic venture provides free open access software

New Philanthropic Venture Provides Free Open Access Software

New philanthropic venture provides free open access software to help university scientist remain on the cutting edge of research A new 40-million-dollar philanthropic initiative named “Virtual institute for Scientific Software” was created by Eric Schmidt (former Google CEO) and Wendy Schmidt, hoping to bridge the gap between academic institutions and the lack of software needed […]

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle One of the most daunting challenges in drug discovery is finding drugs for proteins that misfold. The primary drug design objective is for a small drug molecules to be able to enter an active site and block an enzyme’s or ion channel’s normal function, inhibiting its action […]

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells There are many types of diabetes mellitus including juvenile-onset diabetes (type 1), adult-onset diabetes (type 2), and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). The underlying mechanism of all diabetes is dysfunctional or non-existent excretion of insulin from the islet cells of the pancreas or insulin insensitivity at the […]

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States Valentine’s Day is a holiday empowered by love, romance, wine, and chocolate with the underlying sentiment of celebrating newfound or long-term romantic relationships. According to Greek mythos, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and one head with two faces. Zeus fearing their power split them in […]

Potential Biomarker for Astronauts' Health?

Potential Biomarker for Astronauts’ Health?

Potential Biomarker for Astronauts’ Health? The physiological stressors of space flight are a significant obstacle to overcome, especially for the 6-month flight to Mars, as well as the decrease in gravity on the surface of the planet. Therefore, the monitoring of serum biomarkers that are selective and sensitive is a vital tool in making sure […]

Intracellular delivery of protein drugs

Intracellular Delivery of Protein Drugs

Intracellular Delivery of Protein Drugs Intracellular protein delivery is a daunting task that is near impossible due to the size and surface charge of proteins. However, protein macromolecule delivery is used in numerous disease states, such as monoclonal antibody therapeutics for cancer, autoimmune diseases, or asthma as well as the delivery of recombinant insulin to […]