Apr 24, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
How oxytocin makes a mom
The oxytocin hormone teaches mom's brain to respond to her baby's needs. Future research could lead to using oxytocin as treatment for social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and perhaps other brain behavioral issues as well.
Apr 23, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Stem cell based birth defect can repair facial bones
Researchers have pinpointed the primary cause of a rare skull disorder in infants, a discovery that could also help wounded soldiers, car-wreck victims and other patients recover from disfiguring facial injuries.
Apr 22, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
How zinc deficiency affects embryo and adults
Zinc deficiency is associated with diseases such as autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancer — and can affect the bilateral symmetry in the developing embryo.
Apr 21, 2015-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weeklys
Found — proteins critical for DNA repair
For the first time science has observed the structure and function of specific proteins critical in the repair of DNA. While providing some much needed answers, it also opens up exciting possibilities for bio-engineering the cell.
Apr 20, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Breast cancer and the fountain of youth
The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it is in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.