genetic

New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Professor Naviaux (Credit: University of San Diego) Researchers from the University of San Diego in California have used a newly discovered function of an existing drug, to reinstate cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing the symptoms of ...

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A Cell’s ‘Cap’ of Bundled Fibers

A Cell’s ‘Cap’ of Bundled Fibers

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Engineering in Oncology Center have recently shown that in healthy cells, a bundled ”cap” of thread-like fibers holds the cell’s nucleus in its proper place. The nucleus includes the cell’s genetic storehouse, and understanding the ...

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