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Fooling nerve cells into acting normal In a new study, scientists at the University of Missouri have discovered that a neuron's own electrical signal, or voltage, can indicate whether the neuron is functioning normally. If that voltage is absent, scientists say everything is 'out of whack.'
EurekAlert! | May 9, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intelligence can link to health and aging For over 100 years, scientists have sought to understand what links a person's general intelligence, health and aging. In a new study, a University of Missouri scientist suggests a model where mitochondria, or small energy producing parts of cells, could
EurekAlert! | May 8, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New 3D imaging and visualization technique provides detailed views of muscle architecture In a new study, scientists in pathology and anatomical sciences in the University of Missouri's School of Medicine have revealed a three-dimensional view of the skeletal muscles responsible for flight in a European starling. The study will form the basis
EurekAlert! | Apr 30, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some women could be more susceptible to PTSD than others, according to new study Childhood trauma is known to increase the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in adulthood, especially for women, but the biological reasons for this correlation remain largely unknown. In a new study from the University of Missouri, researchers have p
EurekAlert! | Apr 23, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A 'virtual' view with a little bit of math Giovanna Guidoboni, Marjorie Skubic and a team at the University of Missouri are currently working to develop a standardized model to interpret the results of a ballistocardiogram that could provide an additional approach for early detection of various ca
EurekAlert! | Apr 17, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preventing triple negative breast cancer from spreading A protein called p53 suppresses and kills cancer in people. However, a defective, mutant form of p53 helps cancer cells grow and multiply. Researchers at the University of Missouri have now found that a combination drug therapy reduces the spread of tripl
EurekAlert! | Apr 17, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Conservative speaker Michael Knowles attacked by protester at Missouri college campus A conservative speaker was attacked by a left-wing protester at a Missouri college campus Thursday for proclaiming that Men Are Not Women. Columnist Michael Knowles, who had been invited to speak by the University of Missouri-Kansas Citys College Republic
New York Post | Apr 13, 2019 2:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
Conservative speaker Michael Knowles speech disrupted KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A University of Missouri-Kansas City student is facing charges after he allegedly sprayed a substance toward conservative political commentator Michael Knowles during a speech.
The Daily Sentinel | Apr 12, 2019 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
Law Dean Takes Her Breast Cancer Fight to Twitter Faculty at University of Missouri School of Law have rallied around Lyrissa Lidsky, who has chosen to be transparent about her treatment and has documented much of the process through her popular Twitter feed.&nbs | Apr 11, 2019 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kansas City Art Institute introduces business minor The Kansas City Art Institute is ready to start helping its students get into the business mindset. KCAI's new minor in Entrepreneurial Studies in Art and Design will be offered with the help of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Regnier Institute f | Apr 9, 2019 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend