Drugging the Undruggable: The Journey of Drug Discovery

Drugging the Undruggable: The Journey of Drug Discovery

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetically linked disorder caused by a mutation of the protein dystrophin. The dystrophin protein transfers muscle contractions from inside of a muscle cell outward. In other words,

Hunting Ghosts: The Future of Tinnitus Treatment

Hunting Ghosts: The Future of Tinnitus Treatment

Image courtesy of Pixabay. Seven years before he finished translating the Bible, Martin Luther started hearing a loud buzz. The sound was so distracting that, whenever it started, he had to put his work aside and wait for the torment

A Forgotten Greenhouse Gas: How scientists have underestimated the impacts of nitrous oxide emissions

A Forgotten Greenhouse Gas: How scientists have underestimated the impacts of nitrous oxide emissions

Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory (Wikimedia Commons). While the anthropogenic element of climate change remains a hotly politicized topic and the crisis itself becomes ever more dire, a coalition of scientists spanning a range of disciplines and institutions report