Scientists unravel the function of a sight-saving growth factor

IMAGE: Amacrine and photoreceptor cells treated with PEDF in culture. PEDF stimulated extensive amacrine axonal outgrowth and protected photoreceptors from cell death, simultaneously promoting their differentiation. Cell nuclei are labeled in… view more  Credit: Patricia Becerra, NEI Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have determined how certain short protein fragments, called peptides, can protect neuronal…

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How to Grill Vegetables

On a gas grill, light the outside or front and rear burners and do your indirect grilling over the unlit burner or burners in the center. On a kamado-style cooker, insert the heat diffuser plate — ceramic in most models, metal in some — to block direct exposure to the fire. The pellet grill set…

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