Researchers develop molecules for a new class of antibiotics that can overcome drug resistant bacteria

Alex Moreland with a plate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa at the UCSB California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) Biological Nanostructures Laboratory (BNL). Credit: Sonia Fernandez About a decade ago, researchers in UC Santa Barbara chemistry professor Guillermo Bazan’s lab began to observe a recurring challenge in their research: Some of the compounds they were developing to harness energy … Read more

New York woman reports improved mental health after undergoing brain electrode therapy

{{#rendered}} {{/rendered}} Emily Hollenbeck struggled with recurring depression, comparing it to a gravitational force that made even moving difficult. In pursuit of relief, she opted for an experimental treatment referred to as deep brain stimulation. The treatment delivers targeted electrical impulses to the brain, similar to a pacemaker, showing promise in research despite some setbacks. … Read more

Synaptic wiring motifs in posterior parietal cortex support decision-making

Assad, J. A. & Maunsell, J. H. R. Neuronal correlates of inferred motion in primate posterior parietal cortex. Nature 373, 518–521 (1995). Article  ADS  CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar  Shadlen, M. N. & Newsome, W. T. Motion perception: seeing and deciding. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 93, 628–633 (1996). Article  ADS  CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google … Read more

20+ High-Protein Spring Salads for Weight-Loss

As the days get longer and the promise of spring arrives, these high-protein salads are the perfect option to welcome the season with a burst of freshness. With at least 15 grams of protein per serving, these dishes help you feel more full and energized for longer. Plus, these salads also boast at least 6 … Read more