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Breakthrough nano method of gene delivery developed


October 17th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) In a pioneering technique developed by US scientists, specific genes can now be painlessly and directly delivered into infected living cells without resorting to needle pricks.Developed ... Read more...

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New anti-wrinkle biomaterial mimics human tissue


May 30th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) In a breakthrough in tissue engineering, scientists have developed a new biomaterial designed for repairing damaged human tissue, which doesn't wrinkle up when it is stretched ... Read more...

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Leaf-cutters switch jobs to ensure efficiency


December 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): It seems humans could take a cue from leaf-cutter ants to remain productive for the society and know when to quit to make room for someone else to ... Read more...

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Now, a green flat screen TV with new LED light source


August 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): In a bid to cut environmental pollution by electronic products, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a technology that could make flat screen TV production green and ... Read more...

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New biomaterial that mimics muscle elasticity may aid muscle generation


May 9th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): A group of researchers has cast artificial proteins into a new solid biomaterial that very closely mimics the elasticity of muscle.The approach, detailed in the current issue of ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ insulin molecule discovered


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that obesity and excess insulin - whether naturally produced by the body or injected in synthetic form - are linked to an increased incidence ... Read more...

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Cartilage repair can improve quality of life of osteoarthritis patients


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that repairing cartilaginous tissue may help improve quality of life of patients suffering from osteoarthritis.Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most disabling diseases ... Read more...

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New material helps patients rebuild cardio tissue


July 11th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) A revolutionary technology being used by a surgeon permits patients to regenerate their own cardiovascular tissue. Marc Gerdisch is using the CorMatrix Extracellular Matrix (ECM) to modify and repair ... Read more...

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Crabs, shrimp’s shells pave way for natural material to repair severed nerves


June 20th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington have found that mixing chitosan, found in the shells of crabs and shrimp, with an industrial polyester creates a promising new material ... Read more...

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Crabs inspire scientists to build tough, tiny tools


February 26th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Scientists are taking inspiration from crab claws to build tiny tools, with a bromine rich biomaterial that is tougher than acrylic glass and extremely fracture resistant. Crab claws and ... Read more...

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Now, a biomaterial to rebuild broken bones


February 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): In a major breakthrough towards rebuilding broken bones, Aussie scientists have created a synthetic biomaterial that encourages the body to create bone on its own.The biomaterial created ... Read more...

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Scientists create artificial ‘cells’ to enhance immune response to cancer


February 27th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): In a revolutionary advancement, scientists at Yale University have created artificial 'cells' that can boost a patients ability to fight cancer and infectious diseases.The artificial cells, developed by ... Read more...

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