Researchers have discovered a new 'seeding' process in brain cells that could be a cause of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Engineers model the hypothetical threats from toxins released when above-ground storage tanks fail during a storm. Using data from hurricanes Ike and Harvey and from the Houston Ship Channel, they illustrate potential atmospheric pollutants during and after a disaster.
New research demonstrates how certain types of bacteria can adapt to long-term exposure to antibiotics by changing their shape.
Scientists describe how glutamate signals are transmitted across synapses to turn on the switch for synapatic plasticity, the ability of synapses to strengthen or weaken over time in response to increases or decreases in their activity.
Archaeologists show that the Chumash Indians had been using shell beads as money for at least 800 years.