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Gene injection to brain could halt Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe.<p>Four years ago, researchers discovered that a protein called PGC1 -alpha was vital for preventing the build-up of …

Dementia

New era of human embryo gene editing begins

A Swedish scientist is gene editing healthy human embryos, and he is probably not alone, researchers say.<p>Chinese researchers have twice reported …

Genetics

Autism and Evolution

Small regions of the genome where humans have diverged from chimpanzees contain a variety of mutations implicated in autism and other …

Flashback Friday: Retention of memory through metamorphosis: can a moth remember what it learned as a caterpillar? - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | September 23, 2016 12:57 pm<p><i>Photo: Flickr/Sam Fraser-Smith</i><p><i>The metamorphosis of caterpillars into moths or butterflies is a</i> …

Caterpillars

We All Have a Gene That Predetermines Who We Are Attracted To, Says Science

One study on attraction found something very interesting.<p>Red hot attraction at first sight comes down to…<i>genetic coding</i>? That’s what scientists …

Bravo TV

The Woman Who Forgot How to Move When She Closed Her Eyes

A quick test: Close your eyes for a second and try touching your nose.<p>Did you do it? Good. The reason you could — why you could find your target even …

Mutations