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Severe COVID looks scary like old age in human brain, study finds

Severe COVID looks scary like old age in human brain, study finds

Severe COVID-19 looks frighteningly like old age in the human brain, according to post-mortem analysis of 54 healthy and infected individuals. The study authors say their research is the first to link COVID-19 to molecular signatures of brain aging. “We observed that gene expression in the brain tissue of deceased COVID-19 patients closely resembled that …

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Does Consciousness Require a Brain to Explain Why the Laws of Physics Don’t Actually Exist (Planet Earth Report Weekend)

Published on December 10, 2022 in Planet Earth, Science This weekend’s stories include What the World’s Largest Liquid Mirror Telescope Means for Astronomy to How Mass Extinction and Evolution Are Intertwined, and much more. Consciousness may not require a brain–Are plants conscious? asks Annaka Harris, New York Times bestselling author of CONSCIOUS: A Brief Guide …

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Tesis Biosciences announces project to study veterans and civilians with mild traumatic brain injury

Tesis Biosciences announces project to study veterans and civilians with mild traumatic brain injury

Company in preparation for applying for formal FDA approval PHOENIX, December 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tesis Biosciences, the leader in targeted genetic sequencing, has announced a study project designed to develop molecular biomarkers to accurately differentiate mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ). Enabling accurate diagnosis can improve treatments for people …

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Study examines the possibility of promoting hair cell regeneration using cellular reprogramming

Study examines the possibility of promoting hair cell regeneration using cellular reprogramming

Approximately 430 million people worldwide suffer from disabling hearing loss. In the United States, approximately 37.5 million adults report hearing problems. Hearing loss can occur when part of the ear or nerves that transmit sound information to the brain do not work in the usual way. For example, damaged hair cells in the inner ear …

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A deep dive connects canine genetics, brain physiology and behavior to explain why collies are different from terriers

A deep dive connects canine genetics, brain physiology and behavior to explain why collies are different from terriers

From the energetic Border Collie to the friendly Golden Retriever, there are over 350 dog breeds today, each with specific physical and behavioral traits. Although previous research into dog genomes has revealed the genetic basis for variations in body size and shape between breeds, the genetic basis for complex behaviors – hunting, herding, guarding, pointing, …

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Brain, muscle or both: what drove the creation of modern dog breeds?

Brain, muscle or both: what drove the creation of modern dog breeds?

In creating modern dog breeds, humans have sculpted canines into physical specimens perfectly suited for a wide variety of tasks. Bernese Mountain Dogs have strong, muscular bodies capable of pulling heavy loads, while Greyhounds have lean, streamlined frames that are ideal for hunting deer. The compact Jack Russell terrier can easily squeeze into fox or …

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Harvard study links severe COVID to genetic signs of brain aging

Harvard study links severe COVID to genetic signs of brain aging

A study of post-mortem brain tissue samples found that severe COVID-19 is associated with molecular signs of brain aging. The study identified gene expression changes in the brains of deceased COVID patients that resemble what is seen in old age, and the researchers warn that potential long-term neurological problems could emerge in the years following …

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The human brain transcending to our future if we survive another million years (Planet Earth Report)

Posted on December 5, 2022 in Astrobiology, Astrophysics, Biology, Climate Change, Evolution, Extraterrestrial Life, Future, James Webb Space Telescope, Planet Earth, Science, Science News, Technology, Universe Today’s stories include the start of work in Western Australia on the world’s most powerful radio telescopes, the cause of Alzheimer’s disease could come from inside your mouth, and …

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Astronomers spot the largest galaxy ever, and the scale will break your brain

Astronomers spot the largest galaxy ever, and the scale will break your brain

Earlier this year, astronomers found an absolute monster of a galaxy. Hidden some 3 billion light-years away, Alcyoneus is a giant radio galaxy reaching 5 megaparsecs in space. It’s 16.3 million light-years long, and it is the largest known structure of galactic origin. This discovery sheds light on our poor understanding of these colossi and …

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Silent synapses are abundant in the adult brain – Neuroscience News

Summary: The adult brain contains millions of “silent synapses,” or immature connections between neurons that remain dormant until needed to learn new information and store new memories. Source: WITH MIT neuroscientists have found that the adult brain contains millions of “silent synapses” – immature connections between neurons that remain inactive until recruited to help form …

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