New 3D imaging and visualization technique provides detailed views of muscle architecture

VIDEO: 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… view more  A new three-dimensional model of the skeletal muscles responsible for bird flight provides the most comprehensive and detailed picture of anatomy to date.…

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Evolving alongside viruses impacts susceptibility to future infections

Researchers have shown that when fruit flies co-evolve with viruses, different genetic changes occur to those caused by encountering a virus for the first time, altering the insects’ susceptibility to future infection. The findings, published in eLife, help to address a fundamental question in infectious disease biology: why are some individuals genetically resistant to infection,…

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Analysis of old people’s civic participation

IMAGE: Members of the Gerentology Research Group of the Universuty of Barcelona. From left to right: Juan José Zacarés, Feliciano Villar, Rodrigo Serrat, Carme Triadó, Monserrat Celdrán and Josep Fabà…. view more  Credit: Rodrigo Serrat Older people’s civic participation has been associated with an improvement of the cognitive function and physical and mental health -among other…

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