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Science’s Rock Stars
November 09, 2015
Seth McFarlane brought the humor, Pharrell Williams the glam, and this year’s winners of the Breakthrough Prize brought the wonder of science. Breakthrough Prize winners at the ceremony. Image courtesy...
Brain Injury, Mental Decline, and the APOE Gene
April 04, 2013
Mounting evidence points to brain trauma as a risk factor for mental decline. Football players who’ve had multiple concussions perform worse on tests of brain function and are more likely...
Top Genetic Findings of 2012
December 20, 2012
Take a moment to look back at the ten most interesting and significant genetic findings of 2012 or at least the ones that drew our attention. In the last 12...
World Alzheimer’s Day
September 21, 2012
In honor of World Alzheimer’s Day, we’re linking to a few posts and stories about the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and affects more than...
SNPwatch: SNP May Be Related to Alzheimer’s Progression
June 11, 2008
New research shows that genetics may influence how quickly Alzheimer’s disease progresses among people with the late-onset form of the disease.Kauwe et al studied a sample of 361 people with...