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A price subsidy for organic fruits: Good economics, or not?

The benefits of organic foods, from sustainable production to improved health, are generally accepted. And so is their greater cost.At a Lewiston grocery store,...

Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology, which includes contributions from a Baylor University undergraduate researcher, has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity...

Treatment doctor tested on himself can put others into remission

Five years ago, David C. Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, both a Penn Medicine researcher and patient, tried an experimental treatment based on his laboratory research...

Growing fish in a dish

When you think of muscle-disease research, you might not expect that same technology to be used in studies of fish-filet production.David Mack is an investigator...

Mechanism of electrical signaling in cells revealed

Researchers have now obtained the long-sought after, resting-state structure of a voltage-gated sodium channel.  These types of channels in living cells form a voltage-regulated...

Black Soldier Fly Maggots Can Reduce Waste And Serve As A Protein Source

Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, Ph.D., professor in the department of entomology at...

It’s Taken 10,000 Years For Pigs To Become Pigs

Call it a case of Jurassic Pork.It seems the common pig took a rather strange route to become the pig it is today, according...

New hippocampal neurons continue to form in older adults, including those with MCI, Alzheimer’s

Neurogenesis—the process of forming new brain cells—appears to continue in people well into old age, according to a recently published study funded in part...

Suit up with a robot to walk and run more easily

Between walking at a leisurely pace and running for your life, human gaits can cover a wide range of speeds. Typically, we choose the...

Using math to help treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other diseases

Protein aggregation — in which misfolded proteins clump together to form large fibrils — has been implicated in many diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and...