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The website was down for quite a few hours this morning due to our hosting provider’s data center experiencing “network issues”. We apologize for the inconvenience and also thank you all for your patience in this matter. We also thank you for the notifications sent about the site being down.
While this issue seems to be resolved for now, it is…[Read more]
I apologize for the website problems and lack of updates this week.
Last weekend, our hosting company migrated the website to a new server and there were quite a few problems. The servers were getting hammered by spam and other less helpful interactions with the public, so the migration was necessary. Updating the site, having traffic spikes due…[Read more]
After encountering numerous problems with a server, our hosting provider, HostGator, migrated our website to a different server. The migration did not go well and caused extensive downtime for the site. After numerous phone calls, tickets, emails and conversations with HostGator support personnel, the site seems to be stable. The site has been up…[Read more]
I’ve noticed the site down a few times since this post. Migrations can cause a few hiccups so they must be working things out still.
Thanks, @terrenceg. Yes, there were many problems after the migration as you predicted. The site has been up and down a lot as the hosting company tries to repair each step of the way. I’m looking into CDNs, cloud services and other tools that could help with caching/redundancy to protect against such extensive downtime. Thank you for the…[Read more]
I apologize for the website problems that have been occurring this week.
A few problems have sprung up relating to the server that have caused a lot of downtime, slow responses and refused emails. I believe the bugs have been taken care of, but I’m still combing through server settings and code to be sure.
If you notice any issues, please let…[Read more]
NeuroscienceNews.com Changes This Weekend
This weekend Neuroscience News will be testing a new website design. While testing, some of the functions will be temporarily limited and some areas may not line up perfectly. The new design should be much more user friendly and more attractive.
New areas and features will also be tested. The Synapse…[Read more]
Discovery of Chemical That Affects Biological Clock Offers New Way to Treat Diabetes
Biologists at UC San Diego have discovered a chemical that offers a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs to treat metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes—a major public health concern in the United States due to the current…[Read more]
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center working with colleagues at three other institutions have validated a link between a rare genetic variant and the risk of glioma, the most common and lethal type of brain tumor. The validation study also uncovered an association between the same rare genetic variant and improved rates of survival for patients…[Read more]
The three genes identified in the study – DAT1, DRD2 and DRD4 – have been linked to behaviors such as attention regulation, motivation, violence, cognitive skills and intelligence, according to the study. Previous research has explored the genetic underpinnings of intelligence but virtually none has examined genes that potentially contribute to…[Read more]
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