Plastic linked to higher rates of autism

Broadcast date: a week August 5, 2022 Stream/ Download this clip as an MP3 file Scientists, doctors and activists have called for more studies on autism that examine both genes and toxic chemicals. (Photo: The Focal Project, Flickr, CC BY NC 2.0) The CDC reports that 1 in 44 children currently has an autism spectrum … Read more

The National Institutes of Health is the first to develop a 3D structure of flicker

Image: This rotating image shows the 3D structure created by the NIEHS researchers from the scintillating protein. The researchers used Cryo-EM and other techniques to show how pathological mutations on the protein can lead to mitochondrial diseases. The video is zoomed in to the protein interface where many of the disease mutations occur. Opinion more … Read more

Hidden DNA reveals secrets of animal life

It’s been more than 140 years since the Rio Grande siren – a slippery, two-footed salamander protected by the state of Texas – was found near Eagle Pass, a town on the US-Mexico border. But in 2019, Krista Robert, a graduate student at the University of Texas, realized she didn’t need a siren to prove … Read more

Berlin will host targeting mitochondrial 2022

Photo: The 13th World Congress on Mitochondrial Targeting Opinion more Credit: Loans to the World Mitochondrial Society The Thirteenth International Conference on Mitochondrial Targeting This year it will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt, Berlin, Germany and online from October 26 to 28. Targeting mitochondrial 2022 will bring up many hot topics related … Read more

Genes influence global livestock disease risk

GWAS results for data batch 1 (herds 1-7). (a) Manhattan plot derived from the results of a GWAS analysis (Ensembl Genome Assembly UMD3.1) for the TBIN trait. (B) Manhattan plot obtained from the results of the GWAS analysis of the TCHRONA trait. In all -log10 plots the p-values ​​of the detected SNPs are shown arranged … Read more