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November 16, 2011
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Tiny Worms Change Direction Using Two Human-Like Neural Circuits

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A University of Michigan biologist and his colleagues have found that the strategies used by the tiny C. elegans roundworm to control its motions are remarkably similar to those used by the human brain to command movement … Continue reading

July 2, 2011
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Preventing Diabetes Damage: Zinc’s Effects on a Kinky, two-faced Cohort

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for preventing amylin from misbehaving. Recent research at the … Continue reading