Team Finds Molecular Trigger of Schizophrenia-Like Behaviors and Brain ChangesThe research may provide new tools for someday preventing or treating a number of psychiatric disorders.
Study: Nicotine Use Increases Compulsive Alcohol ConsumptionNew research sheds light on why smokers have a five to ten times greater risk of developing alcohol dependence than nonsmokers.
Scientists Uncover How Molecule Protects Brain Cells in Parkinson’s Disease ModelThe findings could provide valuable insights for the development of drug candidates to protect brain cells in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
Scientists Reveal Unique Mechanism of Natural Product with Powerful Antimicrobial Action Scientists have uncovered the unique mechanism of a powerful natural product with wide-ranging antifungal, antibacterial, anti-malaria and anti-cancer effects.
Enzyme Keeps Blood Stem Cells Functional to Prevent AnemiaStem cells can generate any type of cell in the body, but they are inactive most of the time—and for good reason.
Cells You Can See: A Profile of Art OlsonThe Olson lab creates models and computer programs to help scientists visualize cells, viruses and other biological players.
Team Breaks Imaging BarrierThe study reveals individual water molecules in a protein complex.
Go Meta: New Technique Expands Possibilities for Molecular Designers Researchers have developed a method to modify organic molecules, significantly expanding the possibilities for developing and improving drug therapies.