ROS-To-Wormian

ROS-To-Wormian

Ok, maybe a wierd title, but one that highlights the ROS in tiny worms called C. Elegans. What the heck is ROS you say? It is Reactive Oxygen Species. Yea, and, you say? Thought to be detrimental all the way around, ROS has been blamed for many of man’s maladies from heart problems to aging. […]

Gulf War Syndrome linked to mitochondria?

Gulf War Syndrome linked to mitochondria?

Here’s a science lesson for the day – mitochondria is where the action takes place in a cell.  Often called “the powerhouse,” mitochondria takes nutrients in and turns it into energy.  There are many different scenarios that can damage mitochondria, and one of these scenarios would be exposure to toxic chemicals.  One thing that is […]