Studies have suggested a link between fitness and memory, but researchers have struggled to find the mechanism that links them. A new study found that the key may lie in the microstructure of the hippocampus, a region in the middle of the brain involved in memory processes. Read more at Illinois Research News.
Grantee News · May 2, 2017
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An ingestible electronic capsule, complete with a capsule-sized antenna capable of receiving a radio signal wirelessly, can safely power a device in the gastrointestinal tract in preclinical models, investigators report. Read more at MIT News.
Grantee News · April 21, 2017
A significant step has been made toward breaking the so-called 'color barrier' of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for much more comprehensive, system-wide labeling and imaging of a greater number of biomolecules in living cells and tissues than is currently attainable. The advancement has the potential for many future applications, including helping to guide the development of therapies to treat and cure disease. Read more at Science Newsline.
Science Highlights · April 21, 2017
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Grantee News · April 14, 2017
With help from a palm-sized plastic rectangle, researchers are hoping to minimize the problem of premature deliveries. The chip is designed to predict, with up to 90 percent accuracy, a woman's risk for a future preterm birth. Read more at Science Newsline.