• Could This Be the End of Alzheimer’s?

    March 20, 2018 | ASRC News, Structural Biology Initiative

    See the original post here Living well into advanced age is a true blessing — but one that is ever threatened by the looming risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other age-related dementia. Despite billions of dollars spent on finding a cure, Alzheimer’s continues unabated, claiming more and more lives in our aging population. But […]

  • Art Meets Science in Treating MS

    March 19, 2018 | ASRC News, Neuroscience Initiative

    For the past 15 years, Ye He, manager of the Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility and a research assistant professor at the Neuroscience Iniative at The Graduate Center’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), has been searching for new ways to treat neurological diseases, mainly multiple sclerosis, a disease she calls “devastating.” A dedicated and well-credentialed scientist, she also sees art as a […]

  • Breakthrough in Circuit Design Makes Electronics More Resistant to Damage and Defects

    March 9, 2018 | ASRC News, Photonics Initiative

    A newly published paper in Nature Electronics details how researchers at the Advanced Science Research Center, GC/CUNY, used an array of nonlinear resonators to overcome signal disruption when electronic circuits are broken or damaged NEW YORK, (March 9, 2018) —People are growing increasingly dependent on their mobile phones, tablets and other portable devices that help them navigate […]

  • Scientists develop new tool for imprinting biochips

    March 8, 2018 | ASRC News, Nanoscience Initiative

    The new technology could allow researchers to fit more biochemical probes onto a single biochip and reduce the cost of screening and analyzing changes associated with disease development, detecting bioterrorism agents, and other areas of research NEW YORK, (March 8, 2018) — 3-D printing has gained popularity in recent years as a means for creating a […]