research http://publicradioeast.org en Down East Walk To Defeat ALS http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-walk-defeat-als <p>A groundbreaking study into what may cause ALS was recently released by a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Maddison.&nbsp; According to ScienceDaily.com, scientists pinpointed an error in protein formation that could be the root of ALS.&nbsp; Commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig Disease, ALS is a progressive degenerative disease&nbsp; that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.&nbsp; Raising funds for ongoing research is part of the reason for next weekend's Down East Walk to Defeat ALS in Greenville.&nbsp; The non-profit Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter hopes to educate t Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:25:44 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 38292 at http://publicradioeast.org Coastal Scientists Seeking To Change Oyster Regulations http://publicradioeast.org/post/coastal-scientists-seeking-change-oyster-regulations <p>We speak to an eastern North Carolina based scientist who is part of a research project aimed at changing federal regulations surrounding the harvest of oysters in our state.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:04:31 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23419 at http://publicradioeast.org Coastal Scientists Seeking To Change Oyster Regulations