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Alzheimer’s gene may impact cognition before adulthood

A gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease may impact cognitive health much sooner than previously realized. The APOE gene creates a protein, apolipoprotein E, which packages...

Helping paramedics recognize signs of stroke faster

When it comes to strokes, doctors have a mantra: time is brain. Delaying treatment even by minutes can mean the difference between a normal...

First programmable memristor computer aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

The first programmable memristor computer—not just a memristor array operated through an external computer—has been developed at the University of Michigan. It could lead to...

Toward molecular computers: First measurement of single-molecule heat transfer

Heat transfer through a single molecule has been measured for the first time by an international team of researchers led by the University of...

Here’s how mammals went from big gulps to small swallows

nd the earliest known evidence of a mammal predecessor with sophisticated bones at the back of the neck that allowed for swallowing food in...

Sleep patterns of fish resemble those of land animals

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that neural signatures in sleeping zebrafish are analogous to those of humans, suggesting that the brain...

Stanford team induces mice to see specific things that aren’t there

Hallucinations are spooky and, fortunately, fairly rare. But, a new study suggests, the real question isn’t so much why some people occasionally experience them....

HIV therapies have little effect on a baby’s brain development

An almost certain death sentence 30 years ago, having HIV today has lost its fatal sting. In just over 20 years, the development of...

Many of the deadliest cancers receive the least amount of research funding

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research funding, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study that...

‘Trojan horse’ anticancer drug disguises itself as fat

A stealthy new drug-delivery system disguises chemotherapeutics as fat in order to outsmart, penetrate and destroy tumors. Thinking the drugs are tasty fats, tumors invite...