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Over-salted food caused Alzheimer’s disease in mice

Researchers fed mice food with high salt content and found in their brain an increased level of tau protein phosphorylation - one of the...

Rotavirus vaccine restored tumor susceptibility to immunotherapy

Commercial vaccines for rotavirus, a pathogen that causes acute diarrhea, can make standard anti-cancer immunotherapy more effective. The researchers have demonstrated that attenuated virus...

Mutation at the neuropeptide S receptor reduced the need for sleep

Doctors found another mutation that allows its bearer to sleep at 4,3-5,5 hours a day and get enough sleep. Moreover, it seems to protect...

Inhibition of neurons in the brain prolonged the life of worms...

American biologists have extended the life of nematodes and mice by suppressing their activity of neurons in the brain. Excitation of neurons, on the...

CRISPR etched on RNA viruses in human cells

Scientists have developed a method for combating single-stranded RNA viruses using the CRISPR / Cas13 system. They found that the system successfully attacks conservative sequences...

Mutations in mitochondria caused breakdowns in the cell nucleus and premature...

Finnish biologists have discovered the true cause of aging of mutator mice, in which DNA in the mitochondria mutate faster than usual. It turned out...

Cannabinoid receptors found in male testis cells

European researchers have found cannabinoid receptors and enzymes in human testis cells that can be involved in endocannabinoid metabolism. This report will help to...

Acupuncture and endorphins reduced craving for alcohol in rats

The physical dependence on alcohol in rats (the method has not yet been tested on other animals) can be weakened by introducing an acupuncture...