News tagged with nervous systems

Comfort dogs bring healing in times of tragedy

Twelve golden retrievers recently arrived in Orlando, Florida, to bring comfort to the survivors and those grieving after the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse. Tim Hetzner, president of the Illinois-based K-9 Comfort ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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New drug against nerve agents in sight

The nerve agent sarin causes a deadly overstimulation of the nervous system that can be stopped if treated with an antidote within minutes of poisoning. Today, a ground-breaking study has been published in PNAS, which in ...

dateMay 03, 2016 in Biochemistry
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