Articles with the topic: laboratory

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

The news has recently been full of stories about CRISPR, a new "jaw-dropping" DNA-editing technology. Hype or hope?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 25, 2016

Illuminating the progression of Huntington’s disease

Illuminating the progression of Huntington’s disease

Researchers have used mice with glowing brain cells to decipher the first steps of neurodegeneration

Dr Tamara MaiuriJune 25, 2014

New antibody reveals dangerous parts of huntingtin protein

New antibody reveals dangerous parts of huntingtin protein

A new antibody lets scientists identify neurons that are going to die after producing mutant huntingtin

Dr Jeff CarrollNovember 17, 2011

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Scientists use beams of neutrons to study the structure of clumps of mutant huntingtin protein

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 26, 2011

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Advanced drug screening techniques help scientists to make drugs that increase cellular recycling in neurons.

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 16, 2010