Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Researchers have discovered a potential drug for the most common kind of muscular dystrophy. As this ScienCentral News video explains, they’re using a protein already found in the human body to combat muscle damage.

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Scientists Win Lasker for micro-RNA Discovery

The Lasker Foundation has announced that Doctors Victor Ambros, Gary Ruvkun, and David Baulcombe won the Lasker Medical Prize for their discovery of micro-RNA molecules, and their role in gene regulation.


Top 10 End of The World Scenarios

After much anticipation, CERN researchers flipped the switch of the Large Hadron Collider and–woo hoo!–we’re all still alive! In celebration of living yet another day, we offer up a Top Ten list featuring the Ghosts of Doomsday Past, Present and Future.

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Bees’ Disease

A new clue in the mysterious decline of bee populations: researchers have found that diseases are spreading from domesticated bumblebees to those in the wild. As this ScienCentral News video reports, that’s leaving many species in danger of disappearing.


Schizophrenia Gene Puzzle

New research suggests that nearly every person with schizophrenia has a different genetic defect.

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