Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 08, 2014
Loss of antioxidant protein Nrf2 represses regeneration of muscle lost to aging
Good news for lifelong exercisers: along with its salutary effects on the heart, weight, and other facets of health, physical activity also helps to regenerate muscle mass, which tends to diminish as people age.

Singapore's largest neuroscience research institute launched
The National Neuroscience Research Institute Singapore -- a joint venture by the National Neuroscience Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School -- has been launched to improve treatment and seek cures through research for brain and nervous system disorders such as stroke, Parkinson's disease and dementia. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to