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Nanotubes enable travel of Huntington’s protein

A toxic protein linked to Huntington’s disease can move from neuron to neuron through a nanotube tunnel whose construction is initiated by a protein called Rhes, say scientists at Scripps Research. The finding, by Scripps Research neuroscientist Srinivasa Subramaniam, PhD, improves understanding of how and why this disease attacks and destroys certain brain cells. The… Read More »

United Airlines cracks down on 'emotional support' animal air travel

United Airlines is closing a loophole for passengers who try to avoid traveling fees when they fly with their pets. United will only let dogs and cats be designated as “emotional support animals” and won’t let passengers get on a plane with kittens or puppies who are younger than four months. It also will not… Read More »