The Scientist Research News Update series was created to give our readers a sample of ongoing genetics and hardcore science research and trends, and today’s 10-19-09 update certainly fills the bill. Read on to find out more about how late nights and irregular sleep might contribute to the onset of Alzheimer’s, researchers translate complex genetic processes into music, small amounts of stress may actually prevent cancer, DHEA may play a role in superior performance under stress, and bacterium that infects mosquitoes and other insects may stunt the spread of devastating human diseases in future medicine. Also check out new research that suggests a possible viral cause of chronic fatigue and prostate cancer, which will not surprise those who read the article, “A Novel and Potentially Groundbreaking Viral Theory of Autism and Schizophrenia.“
Here are The Scientist Research News Updates for 10-19-09:
- Viral cause for chronic fatigue?
- Virus cancer link examined [prostate cancer]
- Surpassing the Law of Averages: How to expose the behaviors of genes, RNA, proteins, and metabolites in single cells.
- Medical journals adopt disclosure rules
- Human variation revealed
- Late nights linked to Alzheimer’s
- A cancerous melody
- Short-term stress stops cancer
- Military minds
- Beware distant dust
- NIH recovery grants top $5 billion
- Pathogen-resistant mosquitoes
- Nanoparticles spur stem cells?
- Open access bill stalls in Congress
- New role for pheromones?