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New Drugs for Lou Gehrig's Disease Head for Clinical Trials

Newly discovered genetic mutations are providing clues about how this disorder relentlessly destroys motor neurons and robs people of their mobility. The findings may lead to drug therapies for a condition that has long defied treatment 

June 1, 2017 — Leonard Petrucelli and Aaron D. Gitler

Can Plants Hear?

Flora may be able to detect the sounds of flowing water or munching insects

May 17, 2017 — Marta Zaraska

Special Edition: Mysteries of the Mind