Streaming jets of high-speed matter produce some of the most stunning objects seen in space. an experiment by French and American researchers using extremely high-powered lasers offers experimental verification of one proposed mechanism for creating them.
A $9.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will support research into the factors responsible for longevity in various species of long-lived rodents, with the goal of developing treatments to improve the aging process in people.
How can you reliably control the current that flows from one electrode to another in a circuit that is the width of a single molecule? The key, according to assistant professor of chemical engineering Alexander Shestopalov, is adding a second, inert layer of molecules.
Six months off may not be long enough for the brains of football players to completely heal after a single season, putting them at even greater risk of head injury the next season, according to a new study from Jeffrey J. Bazarian, associate professor of emergency medicine.
Clinical trials are underway to determine whether IGF-1, an insulin-like hormone, could be an effective therapeutic agent to slow or prevent cognitive decline in people at risk.
Consultation with a team of medical personnel, rather than soley a surgeon, helps patients better understand the benefits and risks of each option before them.
A grant from the National Institutes of Health will support a new Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the drug isradipine as a potential new treatment for Parkinson’s disease.