Selenium is an essential part of the equine diet. Some horses do not get enough selenium because they graze on forages in areas with low selenium in the soil. Researchers at the University of Kentucky and Alltech are curious whether selenium levels affect how horses …

University of Arizona scientists have discovered an unknown mechanism that establishes polarity in developing nerve cells. Understanding how nerve cells make connections is an important step in developing cures for nerve damage resulting from spinal cord injuries or neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. …read more …

Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing a new treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer. The findings were published recently in the early online edition of ACS Nano. …read more Source: EurekAlert

ETH-researchers cannot “beam” humans or objects through space yet, a feat sometimes alluded to in science fiction movies. They managed, however, to teleport information from A to B — for the first time in an electronic circuit. …read more Source: EurekAlert

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