New intracellular delivery system using gold nano-stars

Related video Researchers from Russian Academy of Sciences developed a new method for star-shaped nanoparticles synthesis based on laser irradiation. A wide range of customizable conditions provides an opportunity to create comfortable environment for various substances delivery to different types of cells. The results are published in Journal of Biophotonics. The research was supported by […]

American Gastroenterological Association announces “AGA Future Leaders Program”

Related video The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has announced the third class of its Future Leaders Program, which was created in 2015 to provide a pathway for leadership development within AGA for early career physicians and scientists who have the potential to make a significant impact on the specialty. These 18 participants will embark on […]

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital becomes first in Connecticut to perform pediatric heart transplants

Related video Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) today announced that it has become the first hospital in Connecticut and Rhode Island to receive certification from the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) to perform pediatric heart transplants. UNOS serves as the nation’s Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network under federal contract. Last summer, Yale New […]

Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients

Related video Patients with schizophrenia are often treated with more than one type of psychiatric medication, but a new study suggests that some combinations may be more effective than others. The findings were published in JAMA Psychiatry. Antipsychotic drugs are usually the first line of treatment for individuals with schizophrenia. But because these drugs often […]

Anticipatory signals in eye movements can help measure attentive capacity, learning with greater precision

Related video How can we tell what a person is thinking? Sometimes, it is enough to observe one’s behavior, for example, how they respond to a stimulus in the environment. The same holds for knowing whether one has learned something of importance or is otherwise engaged with their external surrounding. Scientists know that reactions and […]

Researchers discover DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear

Related video Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered a DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear. The findings, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, could help guide the development of new treatments for fear-related anxiety disorders. Professor Timothy Bredy of UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) said while fear is an important […]