Junk food diet may be worse for male brains

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Stuffing down a burger and coke may be more harmful for men than women, if the results of a new mouse study apply to humans.

Genetically Altered Bacteria Prevent Mice From Getting Fat

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

The microbes appear to live in the gut and prevent obesity for up to four weeks.

New blood 'recharges old brain', mouse study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers in the US say they might have discovered how to combat and even reverse some processes of ageing, at least in mice.

Natural plant compound prevents Alzheimers disease in mice

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

In experiments on mice that normally develop Alzheimers symptoms less than a year after birth, a daily dose of the compound prevented memory and learning impairments.

Computer algorithm identifies genes that could be transformed to stop or slow the aging process

Posted in Software on 5th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A computer algorithm that predicts which genes can be turned off to create the same anti-aging effect as calorie restriction.