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  • Searching for Hidden Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease: Can Tiny RNA Snippets Shed Light on a Growing Problem?
    Dieter Edbauer
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
    ‘I’m so stressed!’ or ‘it’s just old age!’ are reassuring excuses that seniors may give themselves...
  • Searching for the Soul
    Ralf J. Jox
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Does brain imaging revolutionize our decisions about life and death for patients with disorders of...
  • Is There a Genetic Basis of Risk, Time and Social Preferences?
    Thorsten Dickhaus
    Humboldt-University Berlin
    In a joint international collaboration, researchers from seven European universities are studying...
  • Chitosan — A Means to Combat Cancer?
    Jan Ignacak
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Cancer treatment is among the major challenges of contemporary medicine. New studies raise hopes...
  • Lipoic Acid: A Molecule with an Intriguing Past and a Promising Future
    Anna Bilska
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Lipoic acid, a compound discovered in the 1950s, is a molecule consisting of eight carbon atoms,...
  • Eat Better to Combat Cancer
    Paula Ravasco
    University of Lisbon
    Researchers of the Unit of Nutrition and Metabolism — Institute of Molecular Medicine of the...
  • Garlic Is Good for Your Health
    Malgorzata Iciek
    Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Scientific and clinical research over the past 30 years has repeatedly shown garlic to be both...
  • Going Beyond the Genetic Code: New Frontiers in Male Infertility
    Paulo Navarro-Costa
    University of Lisbon
    By the time the average reader finishes reading this article, an estimated 400 babies will have...
  • Disasters and the Evidence Aid Project
    Michael Clarke
    Trinity College Dublin
    A tragic reality of our world is that disasters will continue to strike, affecting more and more...
  • Subverting Authority: The Cultural Work of Medical Romance
    Antje Dallmann
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    A blinking light. We hear the blaring siren of an ambulance, the beep of an ECG monitor, agitated...