Anesthesia impairs memory in mice

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April 2, 2021

Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice

By Abby Olena

A study that compared several anesthetic regimens in rodents showed that only one—inhaled isoflurane—wasn't detrimental to the activity of neurons in the hippocampus.

High Stress Hormone Levels Halt Mouse Fur Growth

By Jef Akst

Corticosterone interferes with signaling in the skin that normally activates hair follicle stem cells, possibly explaining the link between stress and hair loss.

EPA Purges Trump Administration's Science Advisors

By Lisa Winter

The agency says that to "reset" the advisory boards and bolster "scientific integrity," more than 40 advisors appointed during former President Donald Trump's tenure have been let go.

ICYMI: Data Gaps Hinder Monitoring of SARS-COV-2 Variants

By Jef Akst

Martha Nelson of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases talks about the need to balance data sharing and patient privacy concerns when tracking the spread of variants.


April 2021 Interactive Crossword

By Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

Do you know the 6-letter word for "fish-eating raptor"?

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