Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain… or Is It All in Your Head?
Apr23

Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain… or Is It All in Your Head?

We have trillions of bacteria living in our guts, but this isn’t a bad thing! In fact, these colonies of bacteria help stabilize our bodies. A recent study suggests that these bacteria can also help regulate behavioral disorders.

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Honeybees Stop Bacterial Invaders Naturally
Apr02

Honeybees Stop Bacterial Invaders Naturally

With growing concern for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, medical experts are looking for new ways to fight microbial invaders. Recent studies suggest that busy buzzing bees may hold an answer.

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Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?
Dec14

Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?

Applying past discoveries to new applications, researchers are experimenting with the Stokes Model to find new ways of improving hearing aid technology by using thin materials like spider silk.

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The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice
May18

The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice

Mother’s Day may be over, but at cSw, we’re celebrating motherhood by looking at its scientific basis. Dr. Rosie Brown and her team of scientists have found that a hormone plays a key role in the maternal behavior of mice, and the proof is in the prolactin.

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Killing Zika Virus Through T-cells
Jan26

Killing Zika Virus Through T-cells

Using killer T-cells, a researcher takes a shot at eliminating the Zika virus and Dengue fever that plague her native country of Nepal.

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Platypuses Making a Splash in Diabetes Research
Dec26

Platypuses Making a Splash in Diabetes Research

The platypus is a comical, egg-laying mammal with some strange anatomy. Dr. Briony Forbes and her team at the University of Adelaide have discovered a hormone in platypus venom that may hold the key to a long-lasting diabetes treatment.

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