Measuring the tRNA world

Transfer RNAs (tRNAs) deliver specific amino acids to ribosomes during translation of messenger RNA into proteins. The abundance of tRNAs can therefore have a profound impact on cell physiology, but measuring the amount of each tRNA in cells has been limited by technical challenges. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have now overcome… Read More »

How to make seed milk at home

If you have nut allergies and cannot drink nut milks that are loved by vegans and dairy-free folks, then you could try drinking seed milk instead. The only problem is that this type of vegan ‘milk’ is not commonly found in the shops and online so your best bet is to make it home. Luckily,… Read More »

Have hearing loss? Here’s why you may want to try auditory training

Sound comes to you through your ears, but it’s your brain that makes those sounds meaningful to you. If you have hearing loss, hearing aids and other devices will amplify sounds to make it easier to hear. However, your brain may still be struggling to interpret what you’re hearing, especially if you have age-related hearing loss.  … Read More »

COVID Cases, Deaths Plummet in Nursing Homes After Vaccine Rollout

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 — In a hopeful turnaround during a long pandemic, U.S. nursing homes that were once the epicenter of coronavirus infections are now seeing both cases and deaths fall steeply as the country’s vaccination rollout starts to take hold. From late December to early February, new cases among U.S. nursing home residents… Read More »

CBD Goes Mainstream: CBD Industry Growth Report 2021

You may hear CBD[1] is described as “cannabis oil but without THC,” and that is close but not entirely accurate. The remarkable mainstream recognition of CBD (cannabidiol) has surprised many people.  CBD is a cannabinoid compound that occurs naturally in marijuana. CBD is currently available in a wide variety of healthy foods and wellness on… Read More »