Fascinating stuff: New brain disease

Stanley B. Prusiner: Nobel Laureate and Team Discover New Infectious Brain Disease
A new prion, or abnormal protein, has been found to cause multiple-system atrophy, according to a National Academy of Sciences report. This is the first new type of prion discovered in 50 years.
New Prion Disease Raises Questions About Whether Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Could Be Infectious

Very interesting. Did you go beyond the paywall, MacK?



“Don't believe everything you read on the internet.”

―    Abraham Lincoln<

I read that on a Science website yesterday Mack.  Thanks for posting it.  Irene 

No, Supaguy.  I was hoping somebody here had access and would enlighten us.

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. Mohandas Gandhi

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