Mount Sinai identifies mechanism for resilience in people with high risk of bipolar disorder

EurekAlert! - Jue, 08/17/2017 - 22:00
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a brain mechanism in siblings of bipolar patients that makes them resilient to bipolar disorder. The results suggest that the brain is able to adapt to the biological risk for bipolar disorder and open new avenues in pursuing further research to enhance resilience in those at risk and currently affected.

Supernova’s messy birth casts doubt on reliability of astronomical yardstick

Nature News - Jue, 08/17/2017 - 14:49

Brightness of exploding stars may vary more than researchers realized.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22066

Sea snakes lose their stripes to deal with pollution

Nature News - Jue, 08/17/2017 - 14:49

Melanin pigment in darkened skin binds to pollutants and helps animals rid themselves of chemicals.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22441

Telescope protest, GM salmon and a giant 'dead zone'

Nature News - Jue, 08/17/2017 - 14:49

The week in science: 4–10 August 2017.

Nature 548 140 doi: 10.1038/548140a

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