biological studies

Scientists find binary switch that turns ‘aging process on and off’

February 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies have found that deactivation of a protein in roundworms increases their lifespan, most likely mediating the effects of calorie restriction.Previously, ... Read more...

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New tests support effectiveness of Chinese drug for cataracts

January 13th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A widely used non-prescription drug in China and certain other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, scientists have reported.In the study, Tzu-Hua Wu, Fu-Yung Huang, Shih-Hsiung Wu and ... Read more...

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Crab eyes help figure how humans react to dangers

November 24th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Looking through crab eyes helps scientists figure out how animals and humans react to threats. A new study throws light on the complex process that enables animals to ... Read more...

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Now, nanoneedle to help examine biological processes of living cells

April 29th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have developed a nanoneedle that will help in examining biological processes occurring within living cells."Nanoneedle-based delivery is a powerful new tool for studying ... Read more...

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Study refutes link between vaccines and autism

February 1st, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 1 (ANI): Reviewing a number of epidemiological and biological studies, researchers at the Children''s Hospital of Philadelphia have come to the conclusion that there is no correlation between vaccines ... Read more...

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Russian submersibles attempt to reach bottom of the worlds deepest lake

July 28th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, July 28 (ANI): The two Russian submersibles which dived to the sea-bed beneath the North Pole last year are now attempting to reach the bottom of Lake Baikal in Siberia, ... Read more...

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Ecstasy pills hit women harder than men

March 19th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 19 (ANI): Women who take ecstasy get higher and more intense highs than men, but they also suffer a much harder comedown in the days after, says a new ... Read more...

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Molecular link between excessive nutrient levels, insulin resistance discovered

February 22nd, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
London, February 22 (ANI): A long-missing molecular link between excessive nutrient levels and insulin resistance has been unearthed by scientists at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies.The researchers say that their ... Read more...

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