A documentary about the differences between the male and female brain turns to research conducted by Ragini Verma and Ruben Gur&nb
It’s an early lesson in genetics: we get half our DNA from Mom, half from Dad.
But that straightforward explanation does not account for a process that sometimes occurs when cells divide. Called gene conversion, the copy of a gene from Mom can replace the one from Dad, or vice versa, making the two copies identical.
Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory.
Francis Marchlinski and David Frankel of the Perelman School
Maintaining the ends of chromosomes, called telomeres, is a requisite feature of cells that are able to continuously divide and also a hallmark of human cancer.
Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.
Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing vitamin D injections in addition to aggressive che
As long as humans have been alive, they’ve been seeking ways to extend life just a little longer. So far no one has found the fountain of youth, but researchers have begun to understand how humans age, little by little, offering hope for therapies that may blunt the effects of time on the body.