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2020-11-5
DNA repair supports brain cognitive development

Researchers at Osaka University showed that the enzyme Polβ functions in genome maintenance by preventing double-stranded breaks in DNA during brain d...

2020-8-28
Faulty transportation of messenger RNA is the culprit in ALS

A team including Osaka University researchers has discovered a function for the protein missing in many types of ALS and FTLD, two neurodegenerative d...

2020-8-25
RNA quality control system goes awry in frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Researchers from Osaka University have uncovered that the RNA exosome is critical for the degradation of defective repeat RNA derived from C9orf72 rep...

2020-7-29
Temporary salt crystals may provide a permanent solution to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Osaka University have demonstrated that precipitation of a salt crystal occurs even at concentrations much lower than its solubility du...

2020-7-17
Phantom-limb pain reduced through brain power

Osaka University researchers have used a brain-computer-interface to reduce phantom-limb pain after only three days of training. In a random crossover...

2020-2-15
Huntington’s disease-causing DNA repeat mutations reversed in the lab

An international team of researchers identifies a compound that corrects genetic abnormalities involved in the onset and progression of Huntington’s d...

2019-8-26
An oral splint that can reduce Tourette syndrome tics

Osaka University researchers developed a new device that ameliorates the characteristic vocal and motor tics of Tourette syndrome. By biting down on t...

2019-2-19
The key to increased lifespan? Rubicon alters autophagy in animals during aging

Autophagy is an important biological recycling mechanism that influences the progression of aging in animals. Here, age-related changes in autophagy w...

2018-12-18
Voluntary control of brainwaves in deep brain of patients with Parkinson's disease

2018-9-8
Computer avatars play a part in dementia detection

A joint group of researchers from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology demonstrated that it was possible to detect dementia f...

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