First we put a rover on Mars, then a helicopter (Ingenuity). But what about airplanes? This study describes the design of special wings that will help airplanes fly in the thin Martian […]
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The researchers explain how altering the stem cell reaction to inflammation can be used to rehabilitate periodontal disease.
Periodontal disorder, alternatively referred to as gum disease, is a debilitating illness that impacts almost half of all Americans aged 30 and over. Periodontal disorder, if left untreated, will destroy the jawbone […]
Symptoms of schizophrenia can be the result of increased interactions between the brain regions of sensory and language processing. Auditory hallucinations are a hallmark of schizophrenia and certain other neuropsychiatric conditions, a […]
Emotionally resilient people better at exercising sound judgment when things get chaotic. Science Daily The probabilistic decision-making abilities of more than 300 individuals, including people with major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety […]
[Penn Dental News] Dr. Michel Koo has been named the Emerging Inventor of the Year by the Penn Center for Innovation.
Dr. Hyun (Michel) Koo, Professor of Orthodontics and Pediatrics/Community Oral Health, has been selected an Emerging Inventor of the Year by the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), who is being credited for […]
According to experts, individuals with a history of gum disease tend to be at an increased risk of contracting esophageal and gastric cancer. People who have periodontal (gum) disease may have a […]
Scientists have developed a new theoretical model that shows how the brain uses particular types of neurons to retain short-term information. In a wide variety of neuropsychiatric conditions, including schizophrenia, as well […]
The neuron’s specialized structures, such as the soma, dendrites, axons, terminal buttons, and synaptic vesicles, render neuronal contact possible. An electrochemical event is neuronal contact. The dendrites contain neurotransmitter receptors which are […]
Conditions that can and sometimes co-occur are attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression. It is estimated that depression is 2.7 times more common in adults with ADHD than in the adult […]
Masks, enforced social distances and other public health initiatives designed to slow the spread of coronavirus pose particular challenges for 37 million American adults with hearing disabilities. After the advent of the […]