Model explains how charged biopolymers enhance protein clustering in amyloid diseases

Amyloid diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, type-2 diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, involve pathologic deposits of normally soluble proteins or peptides as insoluble amyloid fibrils. When this happens in vital organs, such as the brain, kidney, liver and heart, it causes organ damage and, if left untreated, death. Unfortunately, the available treatment options are very limited. […]

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Ben Simmons pulls out of Australia’s Olympic basketball team to focus on skills development

Ben Simmons has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, the under siege Australian basketball star to instead spend his NBA off-season working on his skills. In a move many saw coming after the 24-year-old’s inconsistent performances during Philadelphia’s early NBA playoffs exit, Simmons indicated that while he remained committed to representing the Boomers now was […]

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Ford to supply engines, transmissions for new U.S Postal delivery vehicles

Ford Motor Co will provide engines, transmissions and other parts for the next-generation U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles being built by Oskhosh Defense. The USPS plans to buy a mix of electric and gasoline-powered Postal Service vehicles. Ford will provide parts for both the electric battery and internal combustion engine versions, including engines and transmissions […]

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