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Birdsong Could Offer Clues to Human Speech Disorders

Zebra finches are well-studied songbirds in neuroscience. Birdsong Could Offer Clues to Human Speech Disorders UA researcher Julie Miller believes birds can help us understand the genetics behind language problems associated with Parkinson’s disease. Speech problems accompany several common neurological ...

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An implant to prevent Alzheimer’s

Click for a full size image An implant to prevent Alzheimer’s In a cutting-edge treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, EPFL scientists have developed an implantable capsule that can turn the patient’s immune system against the disease. One of the hypothesized causes ...

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Ten Years of DNA Origami

DNA origami smiley faces, each 1/1000 the width of a human hair, demonstrate that virtually any shape can be folded from DNA. (Scale bar: 100 nanometers) Credit: Paul W.K. Rothemund/Caltech Click for a full size image Ten Years of DNA ...

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