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Muscle discovery could open new treatment paths for ALS and other neuron disorders - FierceBiotech

Cells that promote muscle repair have a dark side—a tendency to change so radically that they actually cause wasting and scaring rather than healing. A team led by Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute discovered this transformation in ...
Medical Xpress

Probing The Physiology of 'Brain Tingles' -
In the first study of its kind to look into the physiological mechanisms of ASMR, researchers from the University of Sheffield in England discovered that those who experience the phenomenon had significantly reduced heart rates while watching ASMR ...

For 25th year, Japanese visitors come to Salem - The Salem News

The Salem News
Ōta and Salem were entwined in the 1870s, when zoologist Edward Sylvester Morse discovered an Ōmori shell mound, a finding that launched the study of archaeology and anthropology in Japan. Morse lived in Salem and had several ties to the original ...

New African Ape Fossil Discovered

Tadworth - United Kingdom

BBC Science and Nature article by Helen Briggs on the discovery of fossils of an ape that lived 10 million years ago which could hold clues to the dawn of human evolution.

United States

Article discussing recreational divers' encounters with the endangered fish in South Africa.

Renilla GFP: Discovered and Identified by Function
United States

Features slide show detailing the discovery and characterization of GFP from the sea pansy Renilla reniformis.

United States

Scientists have found skeletons of a human species that grew no larger than a three-year-old modern child. The species lived with pygmy elephants and giant lizards on a remote island in Indonesia. From National Geographic.

Genome News Network: New Amino acid Discovered in Methanosarcina barkeri
United States

Reports on the discovery of a new amino acid, pyrrolysine, coded by UAG (normally a stop codon) in this methanogen.

Fossil Biomechanics
United States

Current research into the biomechanics of fossil sea scorpions (eurypterids).

A Fossil Bryophyte
United States

The sporophyte stalk of a Devonian-age fossil bryophyte from Scotland.

Ape Alliance

International coalition of organisations and individuals, working for the conservation and welfare of apes.

The Coelacanth, Living Fossil
United States

Detailed coverage of discovery and research of the 400 million year-old species of fish. Including recent news and video.

Fossil Monitor Lizards
United States

About the fossil history of varanid (monitor) lizards.

Ginkgoales: Fossil Record
United States

Illustrated discussion of the fossil record of ginkgos through the Tertiary.