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A pill that mimics physical exercise tested in mice

Scientific progress

05 - 09 - 2017

A pill that mimics physical exercise tested in mice

  Researchers have developed a molecule capable of mimicking the effects of physical exercise, both regarding fat burning and endurance. Tested...
Prematurity: an artificial uterus tested in sheep

Scientific progress

05 - 02 - 2017

Prematurity: an artificial uterus tested in sheep

A device that recreates the environment of the foetus during pregnancy has been successfully tested on lambs. It could help manage extreme premature...
Why does female fertility decline with age?

Fundamental research

04 - 26 - 2017

Why does female fertility decline with age?

Researchers have discovered in mice a mechanism behind the decline in female fertility linked to aging. Discovered thanks to microscopy techniques,...
Parkinson’s: Gene therapy works in mice

Health

04 - 18 - 2017

Parkinson’s: Gene therapy works in mice

Researchers have succeeded in transforming brain cells (astrocytes) into dopamine producing neurons in a mouse model for Parkinson’s disease.
An innocuous virus could trigger celiac disease

Health

04 - 10 - 2017

An innocuous virus could trigger celiac disease

 Researchers have discovered in mice that a seemingly innocuous virus, reovirus, could cause an immune response of the body against gluten, leading...