Alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. This disease is the number one cause of dementia- a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. The early signs of the disease may be forgetting recent events or conversations and not [...]

What Biochemists Study

Biochemists study all the cellular processes necessary for life. Some biochemists focus on understanding the roles of specific biological molecules, such as proteins or lipids, in living cells. Others try to understand how organisms make energy from the nutrients they obtain. Still, others investigate how different cells communicate with each other or how cells defend [...]