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German scientist Stefan Hell's 'crazy idea' got him 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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German scientist Stefan Hell's 'crazy idea' got him 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Hell's key to success is: "Aim high, stay grounded. And if you are lucky and have a good idea, you might even hit the bullseye."

Scientists gain new insight into neurodegenerative diseases using fruit flies
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Scientists gain new insight into neurodegenerative diseases using fruit flies

The researchers performed studies in the fruit fly (Drosophila) which has a single copy of the Ataxin-2 gene, in contrast to mammals, which have multiple copies

Treatment for Parkinson's might work for Alzheimer's, Huntington's too: Study
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Treatment for Parkinson's might work for Alzheimer's, Huntington's too: Study

The finding potentially could explain the mechanism by which Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and other neurodegenerative diseases spread within the brain and disrupt normal brain functions.

Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing
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Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing

Researchers say they have identified a protein that acts as a powerful protectant against free radicals which cause cell damage and death, ageing and disease.