The peptide promotes nervous system repair in stroke animal models

Agnes (Yu) Luo, PhD. [University of Cincinnati] After a stroke, extracellular matrix (ECM) molecules known as chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans (CSPGs) become barriers to axonal plasticity and precursor cell migration, hindering repair of the nervous system. Using a peptide called NVG-291-R to block an important proteoglycan receptor, researchers from two Ohio-based universities, the University of Cincinnati … Read more

Emerging markets hit by record string of withdrawals by foreign investors

Foreign investors have withdrawn funds from emerging markets for five consecutive months in the longest withdrawal streak on record, highlighting how recession fears and rising interest rates are shaking developing economies. Cross-border outflows of international investors in emerging market equities and domestic bonds reached $ 10.5 billion this month according to provisional data compiled by … Read more

Detroit Tigers icon Miguel Cabrera, a sick right knee and an uncertain future

Miguel Cabrera doesn’t like to talk about his right knee. But on Thursday, the 39-year-old didn’t hesitate to discuss the topic. Some reporters approached Cabrera’s locker in the clubhouse after the Detroit Tigers DH missed Wednesday’s series final in Minneapolis. Realizing what was going on, the 20-year MLB veteran – a lock for the Baseball … Read more

The power of visual influence

image: the new approach determines the real-time reaction of a user to an image or a scene based on the movement of the eyes, in particular saccades, the very rapid movements of the eye that oscillate between points before fixing on an image or an object. The researchers will demonstrate their new work titled “Image … Read more