Study offers hope of new treatment for progeria syndrome in children

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet and Gothenburg University have investigated a potential new drug target for the rare genetic disorder Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome that causes accelerated aging in children. The findings in mice are published in the scientific journal eLife and may aid in the development of more effective treatments for this fatal condition. Hutchinson-Gilford progeria […]

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Former Prisoners Turn Waste Into Beautiful Furniture, Re-Building Their Lives At the Same Time

Recycling talent and material, Formr makes quirky furniture pieces from salvaged construction site garbage while using the woodworking talent of formerly incarcerated individuals. Operational for only 9 months, Formr has nevertheless hired six ex-convicts and designed 10 clever pieces of home furniture such as a coat rack, a laptop desk for your couch, and tables […]

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