Mexican neurobiologist develops technique to reprogram Alzheimer’s-affected neurons

By Roberta Pardo A Mexican scientist has been called the guy who “reprograms” brains for his contribution to the scientific discipline involving the treatment of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Luis Carrillo, a neurobiologist at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), has developed a technique to reprogram circuits or neuronal groups affected […]

Migrant families to face indefinite detention

By Roberta Pardo The Trump administration unveiled Wednesday (Aug. 21) a sweeping plan for detaining immigrant families and children that would replace the Flores Agreement. Since 1997, the court settlement known as the Flores Agreement governed the care of immigrant children in U.S. custody, setting standards for the treatment of unaccompanied children. It also prohibited […]