Central Asia identified as a key region for human ancestors — ScienceDaily

The interior of Central Asia has been identified as a key route for some of the earliest hominin migrations across Asia in a new study led by Dr. Emma Finestone,…

Post-mortem brains of SuperAgers reveal significantly larger neurons in memory region — ScienceDaily

Neurons in an area of the brain responsible for memory (known as the entorhinal cortex) were significantly larger in SuperAgers compared to cognitively average peers, individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease…

Frontier Health is looking to add foster parents in the region | Education

Frontier Health is looking for additional foster parents to help meet a growing need in the region. Officials say the COVID pandemic has had a dire impact on the foster…

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rising in Dan River Region, but new models pull back on surge severity | Local News

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising in the Dan River Region, but new models show — amid great uncertainty — the upcoming summer surge may not be as severe as…

More than half of fish species in region documented by volunteer divers, including a new species — ScienceDaily

Hundreds of fish species live in the Salish Sea, and many face a number of threats. Monitoring the health of these fish populations is crucial. But with nearly 5,000 miles…

Region records 22 more deaths in week span, COVID data shows | Health Care

The majority of Indiana counties are now in the best blue designations on the color-coded map indicating the rate of COVID-19 infection in Indiana residents.  The color-coded classifications for Indiana’s…

Russia recognizes breakaway republics of Ukraine as U.S. tries to exploit the region for global war – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) As is being widely reported across the media today, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed on to Russia’s recognition of the individual states of two breakaway regions wishing…

Clues to treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder found in recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ — ScienceDaily

Scientists investigating the DNA outside our genes — the ‘dark genome’ — have discovered recently evolved regions that code for proteins associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. They say these…

Profiles differ across age, disease state, brain region — ScienceDaily

In the central nervous system, microglial cells play critical roles in development, aging, brain homeostasis, and pathology. Recent studies have shown variation in the gene-expression profile and phenotype of microglia…