Mito-Kids: Documenting Life

submitted by: karlina.lyons
Mito-Kids is the story of four teenage sisters who have grown up with disabilities that stem from mitochondrial disease, a chronic, genetic disorder that occurs when the mitochondria of the cell fail to function properly. This is an intimate and personal story that aims to increase the understanding of mitochondrial disease and its connection to epilepsy, diabetes, ALS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Heart Disease and many other neurological disorders. Marc Dole is the father of these four young...

DNA Repair RNAi Screen Identifies SPG48

submitted by: biomiko

A Genome-Scale DNA Repair RNAi Screen Identifies SPG48 as a Novel Gene Associated with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pbio.1...

The Appliance of Science

submitted by: michaelmcroskey

This short video follows an average person throughout their day as they use science in ways they don't even realize. Science is everywhere, and that's why it is cool!

Progress and Promise in Parkinson's

submitted by: CIRMTV

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly a million people in the U.S. No cure exists and current medications become less effective over time. This video provides a patient's perspective of living with Parkinson's and a scientist's efforts to better understand the disease using novel stem cell research strategies.

Progress and Promise in Huntington's

submitted by: CIRMTV

Huntington's disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder that typically strikes in a person's thirties and leads to death 10-15 years later. Through firsthand stories, this video describes the devastating impact of the disease on families, the inspirational power of patient advocacy, and the promise of stem cell research to find a cure.

tRNA on Ribosome

submitted by: Ottar Stensvold
tRNA on Ribosome and how to wrap in and stop antigens with nucleic acids New drug; Are the classic ribosome-tRNA models wrong? - A chance (Regarding autoimmune MS and diabetes: My idea is to take down the protein markers which the T-cells home in on when they perform autoimmunity, and/or target the receptors / surface proteins on the T-cells which they use in this task. At GenBank we can find some of the needed gene/protein sequences.) I try to explain my theory in this video:...