Partnering with the AFSP – Out of the Darkness Walk
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Partnering with the AFSP – Out of the Darkness Walk

By participating with the Brendan Smile Team in the Out of the Darkness Walk, you are joining the effort with hundreds of thousands of people nationwide to raise awareness and funds to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Your fundraising efforts are greatly appreciated,...

August 26, 2017August 26, 2017by
Science News » Our Brains Harbor “Residual Echo” of Neanderthal Genes
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Science News » Our Brains Harbor “Residual Echo” of Neanderthal Genes

Researchers have produced the first direct evidence that parts of our brains implicated in mental disorders may be shaped by a “residual echo” from our ancient past. The more a person’s genome carries genetic vestiges of Neanderthals, the more certain parts of his or her brain and skull resemble those of humans’ evolutionary cousins that went extinct 40,000 years ago....

July 25, 2017July 25, 2017by
Science News » Guidelines published for treating PANS/PANDAS
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Science News » Guidelines published for treating PANS/PANDAS

An expert panel has published guidelines for treatment of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) and a subset of patients diagnosed with PAN Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infection (PANDAS)....

July 21, 2017July 21, 2017by
Science News » NIH Names Winners of “Follow that Cell” Phase 2 Competition
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Science News » NIH Names Winners of “Follow that Cell” Phase 2 Competition

Two biological engineering researchers are winners in Phase 2 of NIH’s Follow that Cell Challenge. The winners will share $400,000 in prizes awarded for development of new tools and methods for predicting the behavior and function of a single cell in complex tissue over time – and how that reflects the health of the tissue....

June 28, 2017June 28, 2017by