Archive: 10/05/2010

Blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's disease

A set of proteins found in blood serum shows promise as a sensitive and accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found as part of a statewide study.

Oct 05, 2010
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Scientists shed light on how serotonin works

Scripps Research Institute scientists have shown for the first time that the neurotransmitter serotonin uses a specialized signaling pathway to mediate biological functions that are distinct from the signaling pathways used ...

Oct 05, 2010
5 / 5 (12) 0 | with audio podcast

Wind farms affect local weather: study

Wind power is likely to play a large role in the future of sustainable, clean energy, but wide-scale adoption has remained elusive. Now, researchers have found wind farms' effects on local temperatures and ...

Oct 05, 2010
4 / 5 (9) 8 | with audio podcast

Early lung cancer detection

Researchers from Northwestern University and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) have developed a method to detect early signs of lung cancer by examining cheek cells in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology.

Oct 05, 2010
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