Tag: University

  • The evolution of a head goes back surprisingly far in our ancestral line

    What’s in a head? According to new research, a bit of the tail of our ancestors. In the early days of complex, multicellular life on Earth, animals started out without spines or brains. They only had one network of neurons distributed throughout their bodies. Over millions of years, however, this system has somehow become concentrated […]

  • College baseball players die in car crash hours after winning conference title

    Two college baseball players died in a horrific head-on collision on a Georgia road Saturday hours after their team won the conference title. LaGrange College freshman baseball pitchers Stephen Bartolotta, 18, and Jacob Brown, 19, were killed in the crash that happened on Roanoke Road in LaGrange around 9:15 p.m., according to Georgia State Patrol. […]

  • Scientists have revived a glow of activity in human eyes after death

    Scientists have momentarily restored a faint glow of life to dying cells in the human eye. In order to better understand how nerve cells succumb to a lack of oxygen, a team of American researchers measured the activity of mouse and human retinal cells shortly after death. Surprisingly, with a few adjustments to the tissue […]

  • Scientists have revived a glow of activity in human eyes after death

    Scientists have momentarily restored a faint glow of life to dying cells in the human eye. In order to better understand how nerve cells succumb to a lack of oxygen, a team of American researchers measured the activity of mouse and human retinal cells shortly after death. Surprisingly, with a few adjustments to the tissue […]