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Oct 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of scientists headed by Dr Scott Small of Columbia University, flavanols – naturally occurring bioactives found in the cacao plant, tea leaves and certain fruits and vegetables – can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults. Dietary cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults. Image credit: © Marion Beraudias. As people age, they typically show some decline in cognitive...

Oct 15, 2014 by Natali Anderson

Chinese researchers have discovered what they say is the first ‘virological penicillin’ – MIR2911, a molecule found naturally in a Chinese...

Oct 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Corneal limbus – a region on the front surface of the eye – harbors special stem cells that could treat a range of conditions including...

Aug 20, 2014 by Bhuminder Singh

Dr Juliana Small of the University of Pennsylvania, Drs Raj Kurupati, Xianqyang Zhou and their colleagues from the Wistar Institute have developed a novel...

May 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists led by Dr Richard Kramer from the University of California, a chemical ‘photoswitch’ named DENAQ may be a potential drug for...

May 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Deficiencies in hyaluronan, a substance that occurs naturally inside the body and attracts water molecules, can lead to spontaneous epileptic seizures,...

Feb 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using an innovative screening method, a team of scientists from Australia and the United States has discovered a peptide in the venom of the Peruvian green...

Jan 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, human lungs have odor receptors. A diagram of the...

Dec 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute has found a new molecular pathway that rebalances the immune system by turning down...