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A new strategy for treating neurodegenerative diseases like ALS, Alzheimer's, and Huntington's: Support the support cells. My latest on Only Human: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/31/supporting-the-support-cells-in-lou-gehrigs-disease/
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this is awesome, thanks for writing it up. And I agree, much rather see them focused on finding cancer blobs than "gorillas".
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iWork or Microsoft Office? iWork is half the price. But all of my editors use Word/Track Changes, so I want to make sure the compatibility is good before going with Pages...
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When Experts Go Blind – Phenomena: Only Human
phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

The picture above is an X-ray computed tomography (CT) scan of a human lung. Go ahead and take a few seconds to look at it carefully. How lo

Lab Culture: Glowing Fish Brains, Cartoons, and Espresso in the Engert L...
phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

I visit a lot of molecular biology labs, and most of them look pretty much identical: lab benches, microscopes, computers, messy break rooms