What Is “Ships of the Northern Fleet”?

The community does practice what Dr. Letamendi called “pro-social gatekeeping,” where “Ships” fans redirect those who “remember” problematic aspects of the show. “A few times Tyler had to come in and be like, ‘Hey guys, we’re remembering a TV show. Maybe we remember the best parts!’” said Mr. Loller, a cast member who “played” the…

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Kurome Therapeutics closes $15 million Series A financing

IMAGE: Jan Rosenbaum is Kurome Chief Executive Officer an Chief Scientific Officer. view more  Credit: CincyTech Kurome Therapeutics, a preclinical stage company dedicated to developing novel therapies that target adaptive resistance mechanisms in cancer cells while inhibiting critical disease modifying genes, today announced the closing of a $15 million Series A financing. The round was co-led…

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Calcified Tissue International announces top-cited papers

Calcified Tissue International and Musculoskeletal Research is among the leading peer-reviewed journals publishing original preclinical, translational, and clinical research as well as expert reviews in the bone and musculoskeletal field. Journal Editors, Professor René Rizzoli and Professor Stuart Ralston are delighted to announce the top 10 most impactful papers of 2019, as cited in 2019/2020.…

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‘Roadmaps’ of the brain reveal regions vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (JUNE 10, 2021) — Much like a supply truck crossing the countryside, the misfolded proteins that damage neurons in Alzheimer’s disease travel the “roads” of the brain, sometimes stopping and sometimes re-routing to avoid roadblocks, reports a study published in Science Advances by researchers at Van Andel Institute and University of Pennsylvania.…

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Forget me not: Novel target shows promise in treating Alzheimer’s and related dementias

IMAGE: The cytotoxic tau isomer (cis P-tau; red) is partially colocalized with tau oligomers (green; top) and tau tangles (green; bottom) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mixed AD and VCID brains,… view more  Credit: Image provided by Dr. Onder Albayram of the Medical University of South Carolina. Researchers remain perplexed as to what causes dementia and…

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Music listening near bedtime disruptive to sleep, Baylor study finds

IMAGE: Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor University’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory view more  Credit: Matthew Minard, Baylor University WACO, Texas (June 9, 2021) – Most people listen to music throughout their day and often near bedtime to wind down. But can that actually cause your sleep to suffer? When sleep researcher Michael Scullin, Ph.D.,…

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Sleep societies announce inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Award

DARIEN, IL – Sleep medicine physician and sleep researcher Dr. Charlene Gamaldo of Johns Hopkins Medicine is the recipient of the inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Award from the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC, a joint initiative of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. The award recognizes an individual…

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Study identifies how COVID-19 linked to Alzheimer’s disease-like cognitive impairment

IMAGE: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study, led by Feixiong Cheng, Ph.D., has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia. view more  Credit: Cleveland Clinic June 10, 2021, CLEVELAND: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia. The findings, published in Alzheimer’s Research &…

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