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Scientists use artificial, cell-like ‘honey pots’ to lure, trap deadly viruses


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have found a novel way to trap a class of deadly human viruses - they have artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate them.The technique could ... Read more...

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How growth hormone can promote muscle growth


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Growth hormone is not only used for children's growth disorders, but is also being used by some sports men and women to promote muscle growth and regeneration.This is ... Read more...

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Astronomers surprised by Sun’s constant size


May 12th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The Sun's size has been remarkably constant in recent times-a finding that has taken astronomers by surprise as our nearest star's diameter has changed by less than one ... Read more...

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Red wine may help treat diabetes


October 15th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The much touted naturally produced molecule called resveratrol, found in red wine, may help squeeze out diabetes, says a new study.In the study, resveratrol has been shown to ... Read more...

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High-altitude lakes studied as global warming “hot spots”


November 23rd, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A team of scientists from the US are studying high-altitude lakes in the Central Andes as global warming "hot spots", and their ability to sustain life in ... Read more...

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Novel antibiotic class found effective against malaria parasite


November 5th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A new class of antimicrobial agent with broad-spectrum activity has been found effective against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that is responsible for the most lethal form of ... Read more...

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Enzyme may hold promise for better targeting of cancer-fighting drugs


May 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers from Boston College and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have found that a critical enzyme used to prepare a powerful cancer-killing agent may be able to ... Read more...

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