News tagged with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

How did we evolve to live longer?

Research shows a collection of small adaptations in stress activated proteins, accumulated over millennia of human history, could help to explain our increased natural defences and longer lifespan.

dateJan 18, 2018 in Evolution
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Clumps as temporary storage

Researchers at ETH have discovered that the formation of protein aggregates in yeast cells is reversible. This casts new light on human diseases that can be attributed to certain protein aggregates.

dateOct 03, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Is there such a thing as a 'true self'?

"To thine own self be true", the saying goes. It is often taken as sage advice, a remnant scrap of Elizabethan life coaching, but Shakespeare may have meant it to be heard as a stale platitude. He puts it in the mouth of ...

dateJul 31, 2017 in Social Sciences
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