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How Fast Do Your Nerve Cells Talk?

How Fast Do Your Nerve Cells Talk?

Madison, Wisconsin - Sometimes you just have to build your own. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were interested in seeing how different members of a family of proteins affect the speed of electrical signals passed from one bra...
8/26/2015 | How Fast Do Your Nerve Cells Talk?

Letter to the Editor Regarding the Use of Fetal Tissue for Research

Letter to the Editor Regarding the Use of Fetal Tissue for Research

Note: On Tuesday, August 25, the following letter to the editor was sent to Wisconsin media outlets. The letter was written by UW-Madison Professors Michael Sussman and Anna Huttenlocher, and was co-signed by 678 faculty members. To the Editor:&...
8/26/2015 | Letter to the Editor Regarding the Use of Fetal Tissue for Research

New Technique Can Help Researchers Explore the Rhythm of Genes

New Technique Can Help Researchers Explore the Rhythm of Genes

Madison, Wisconsin - Genetic cycles, from circadian rhythms to the cycles involved in reproduction, are everywhere. Now, a recent University of Wisconsin-Madison study is putting a new tool in the arsenal of researchers when it comes to the ebb and f...
8/25/2015 | New Technique Can Help Researchers Explore the Rhythm of Genes

UW Eye Researchers Publish Second Study of Stem Cells and Blinding Eye Disease

UW Eye Researchers Publish Second Study of Stem Cells and Blinding Eye Disease

Madison, Wisconsin - A team of eye researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have used a custom stem cell model of a rare but blinding eye disease to test whether a commonly used drug might offer hope for treatment. The study, “Ph...
8/25/2015 | UW Eye Researchers Publish Second Study of Stem Cells and Blinding Eye Disease

Soy Isoflavones Don't Improve Cognition in Those With Alzheimer's Disease

Soy Isoflavones Don

Madison, Wisconsin - Consuming soy isoflavones did not improve cognition in people with Alzheimer’s disease, despite an earlier study showing that a supplement form of these plant estrogens did improve memory in healthy older adults. In a ...
8/24/2015 | Soy Isoflavones Don't Improve Cognition in Those With Alzheimer's Disease

Tracking Your Health: There's an App for That

Tracking Your Health: There

Madison, Wisconsin – Chances are, if you have a smartphone, you have access to an app that can do just about anything. Whether you want to track your weight, your BMI, count your steps or your calories, workout in seven minutes or get...
8/24/2015 | Tracking Your Health: There's an App for That

 

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