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Scientists Create Human Stem Cells by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
May 22, 2013
Scientists report the first successful generation of human embryonic stem cells via somatic cell nuclear transfer...
Ubiquitin System Awry in Ataxia, Intellectual Disability
May 17, 2013
Two new papers this month shore up the connection between cell waste disposal and function of neurons...
Paper Alert: Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapy Safe for ALS?
May 9, 2013
An oligonucleotide designed to tamp down an enzyme that causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis seems safe...
Criminal Minds: Explaining Lack of Empathy in Prison Psychopaths
May 8, 2013
People with psychopathic tendencies—who may constitute upwards of 15 percent of prison populations—poorly activate parts of the brain responsible for empathy...
ALS in Han Chinese: Different Race, Different Genetics?
May 3, 2013
Researchers using genomewide screens have identified two new loci for sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis genes in the Han Chinese population...
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