Link between 2 forms of ALS suggests drug target

For the first time, researchers have discovered a disease mechanism that links hereditary amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to the more common “sporadic” form of ALS — and points to a possible therapeutic target.
The findings are reported online in a…

Cement, the glue that holds oyster families together

Oyster reefs are on the decline, with over-harvesting and pollution reducing some stocks as much as 98 percent over the last two centuries.
With a growing awareness of oysters’ critical roles filtering water, preventing erosion, guarding coasts …

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