1 January 1970
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A 40-year study of a population of killer whales off the US Pacific coast has helped British researchers to solve an evolutionary mystery - why killer… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-130117/
Poison dart frog toxin synthesised
Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented by stopping a crucial brain protein from turning rogue, a study in mice suggests.
Tau protein has long been suspected to play a role in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-181116/
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October. Until then, UAR is placing its bets on who is going to win. It’s pretty hard to guess who’s… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/2013-nobel-prize-predictions/
When people stagger after drinking too much ethanol has caused reversible ataxia – a loss of muscular co-ordination.
When people stagger after drinking too much ethanol has caused reversible ataxia – a loss of muscular co-ordination. Other types of ataxia are linked to localised brain damage,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/shining-a-light-on-ataxia/
Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation.
Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation. The study marks the first time a new technology called optogenetics has been applied to the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/broken-sleep-disrupts-memory/