Physicists Explain Mysterious “Discrete Aurora” on Mars

[ad_1] Researchers led by the University of Iowa have learned how a type of aurora on Mars is formed. In a new study, the physicists report discrete aurora form through the interaction of the solar wind and the crust at Mars’ southern hemisphere. Credit: CU/LASP Scientists have learned how discrete aurora is formed on Mars. […]

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Neuroscientists Identify Fundamental Mechanism for Long Term Memory Storage

[ad_1] A University of Iowa neuroscience research team has identified a fundamental biochemical mechanism underlying memory storage and has linked this mechanism to cognitive deficits in mouse models of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. While working to understand how memories are formed and stored in the brain, the team identified a novel protein folding mechanism […]

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