News tagged with degenerative diseases

Cellular recycling caught in the act

A team of researchers at the Center for Self-assembly and Complexity, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) have observed a normal physiological process, called "self-eating", that cells use to recycle their components. ...

date46 minutes ago in Biochemistry
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Facebook improves how blind can "see" images using AI

When Matt King first got on Facebook eight years ago, the blind engineer had to weigh whether it was worth spending an entire Saturday morning checking whether a friend of his was actually in his friend list. Such were the ...

dateDec 19, 2017 in Internet
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How cells die by ferroptosis

Ferroptosis is a recently discovered form of cell death, which is still only partially understood. Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have now identified an enzyme that plays a key role in generating the signal ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Biochemistry
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