A new study published in Nature Communications finds that practicing generosity activates an area of the brain associated with reward and happiness.
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A protein called POP2 inhibits a key inflammatory pathway, calming the body’s inflammatory response before it can become destructive, Northwestern Medicine scientists have found.
Northwestern scientists have found that nutritional, microbial and psychosocial exposures early in infant development predict DNA methylation later in life.
A synthetic material developed at Northwestern Medicine could direct a patient’s existing cells to transform into stem cells, creating a new treatment path for stem cell therapy.
Scientists have designed a promising bioactive nanomaterial with the potential to stimulate bone regeneration and improve quality of life for surgical patients and lead to less-invasive procedures.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed technology that uses genomics and data analytics to efficiently screen for molecules produced by molds to find new drug prospects.
Mitochondria have an important role in hematopoiesis, the body’s process for creating new blood cells, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found that rhythmic electrical activity called theta oscillations may play an important role in processing scent in the human brain.
A new Northwestern Medicine study, published in Genes and Development, has identified two DNA elements crucial to the activation of a set of genes that drive the early development of embryos.