Unlike other radiative vapor condensers which can only operate at night, the new design works in direct sunlight and requires no energy input.
The results offer a foundation for research into treating the often-overlooked cognitive impairments of bipolar disorder, such as memory loss, and add to a growing understanding of how the biochemistry of the brain affects health and disease.
The research led by Erin Lashnits was, by design, not able to demonstrate a causal link between Bartonella infection and schizophrenia, but a larger study is planned to see whether the preliminary results are borne out.
To celebrate the exploratory and artistic value of those images and videos, the 11th annual Cool Science Image Contest is soliciting the best visuals from members of the UW–Madison community.
The technology, developed by UW–Madison Professor Weiping Tang and colleagues in the School of Pharmacy, could produce entirely new kinds of drugs.
“The fact that he would not only be receiving some of the best, most advanced treatment options, he would be a part of something so much bigger for future fur friends, humans, and in support of my brothers and sisters in arms, our purpose was clear,” she says.
The finding has important implications for the way we approach invasive species control and management, researchers say.
The project, funded by a five-year, $7.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute, will rely on an approach aimed at correcting nonsense mutations in DNA.
New research aims to measure the pancreas’s entire suite of proteins. Ultimately, that data will advance research on pancreatic diseases like pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, or diabetes.