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Arthritis drug could help treat skin cancer


March 24th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of East Anglia (UEA) and Children's Hospital Boston have made a breakthrough discovery that promises an effective new treatment for one of the deadliest forms ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to those with Alzheimer’s, ALS


March 8th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of researchers has suggested that transplanting stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood cells and menstrual blood cells may offer future therapeutic benefit for those suffering ... Read more...

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Bioengineered protein may help fight leukemia


February 19th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have announced a breakthrough discovery in understanding how the body fights leukemia.They have identified a protein called CD19-ligand (CD19-L) located on the surface of certain white blood ... Read more...

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New technique to visualize gene expression in mammalian cells found


January 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have successfully visualized single molecules of naturally occurring messenger RNA (mRNA) transcribed in living mammalian cells.The breakthrough discovery achieved by the Albert Einstein ... Read more...

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Novel discovery boosts chances of finding aliens: NASA


December 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): NASA scientists have made a major discovery that could boost the chance of finding extraterrestrial life on other worlds.They have found microbes in a deadly poisonous arsenic ... Read more...

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Breakthrough discovery to offer eco-friendly alternative for mosquito control


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have chemically identified compounds released by mosquitoes' natural aquatic predators that function as warning signals for egg laying mosquitoes- a breakthrough that might ... Read more...

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Breakthrough discovery could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatment


October 16th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian-origin boffin, has made a new discovery that could lead to a new treatment for Alzheimer's disease.The discovery by researchers from the Mayo ... Read more...

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Novel antibacterial can lead to new treatments for resistant infections


September 28th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, McMaster University researchers have revealed an ideal starting point to develop new interventions for resistant infections.Led by Eric Brown, the researchers have identified a ... Read more...

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Gene therapy raises hope for the colour blind


September 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Researchers in the US have made a breakthrough discovery which could bring a cure for colour blindness and other diseases that can lead to a total loss of ... Read more...

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2 new antibodies may pave way for powerful AIDS vaccine


September 4th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): In what may be called the discovery of an Achilles heel on the AIDS virus, researchers have found two powerful new antibodies to HIV, called PG9 and PG16, ... Read more...

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Breakthrough discovery may help develop breast cancer drug within 2yrs


August 25th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): British scientists have made a major breakthrough in search of a cure for breast cancer, and may develop a drug within two years to beat the life threatening ... Read more...

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Revolutionary finding to pave way for smaller, faster and powerful electronics


June 18th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Electronic devices that will be more efficient and consume less energy than those present today may be just round the corner-all thanks to a breakthrough discovery by researchers ... Read more...

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Breakthrough discovery may lead to new painkillers for cancer patients


June 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A breakthrough study conducted by German scientists suggests that blocking a specific type of hormone-like molecule, which is produced by tumours, may help alleviate the pain experienced by ... Read more...

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Evolution of fins and limbs linked with that of gills


March 24th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested the genetic toolkit that animals use to build fins and limbs is the same genetic toolkit that controls the development of part ... Read more...

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How teeth form in a single row


February 27th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have found that a system of opposing genetic forces determines why mammals develop a single row of teeth, while sharks sport several. The ... Read more...

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Vaccine targeting Achilles heel in all flu viruses comes closer to reality


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 23 (ANI): A potential new flu vaccine to cure almost all kinds of the disease, including bird flue, may be available in just two years because scientists have identified ... Read more...

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Breakthrough discovery in fight against malaria


February 5th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified specific mosquito genes associated with resistance to a common class of insecticide, which could pave the way for developing new target in fight against ... Read more...

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Cause of cartilage degeneration in osteoarthritis uncovered


January 13th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scripps research scientists have made a breakthrough discovery by finding the underlying cause of progressive deterioration of the cartilage, which characterises osteoarthritis- loss of the protein HMGB2. The ... Read more...

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Unwanted memories and addictions may be erased without harming other brain functions


December 24th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): Debilitating painful memories and addictions may one day be erased without harming other brain functions, thanks to the discovery of a molecule the preserves complex memories but ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher identifies new cancer stem cells


September 12th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher at the OU Cancer Institute, have now uncovered a way to isolate cancer stem cells in tumors ... Read more...

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Oz doctors breakthrough in stopping killer cancer cells deadly march


August 11th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 11 (ANI): New treatments for leukaemia, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis are in development after Australian researchers discovered a way to stop the production of killer blood cells.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Mapping anatomy of membrane proteins may lead to new therapies


July 15th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 15 (ANI): By mapping the anatomy of a membrane protein for the first time in Australia , researchers at Sydney ''s Centenary Institute have taken a major step ... Read more...

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Protein study paves way for green chemistry, improved pharmaceuticals


June 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Proteins are the building blocks of life and hold great potential for research, and to harness its varying abilities, scientists have now taken a major step in ... Read more...

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First optical pacemaker for laboratory research developed


May 28th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 28 (ANI): Researchers at Osaka University in Japan have designed the first optical pacemaker for laboratory research.The team says that the breakthrough discovery can help scientists better understand ... Read more...

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Indian scientist makes breakthrough in mobile signalling


May 17th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 17 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist at the University of Leicester has made a breakthrough discovery in mobile signals, which according to him, may have implications for countries with ... Read more...

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Mice can sense oxygen through their skin


April 18th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Training and testing of endurance athletes during the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing might take a dramatic turn as athletes would just have to expose their bodies ... Read more...

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Dopamine ‘mother cells’ linked to Parkinson’s disease identified


April 8th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 8 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have identified dopamine mother cells that generate the neurons affected by Parkinsons disease, paving the way for future treatments for the ... Read more...

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Transplanted dopamine neurons affected by Parkinsons progression


April 7th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 7 (ANI): In what may be called a breakthrough discovery, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Rush University Medical Center have found that dopamine neurons transplanted ... Read more...

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Scientists make a breakthrough in diagnosis of pre-eclampsia


February 13th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Leeds have uncovered a new way of diagnosing pre-eclampsia, a condition which affects almost one in ten pregnant women ... Read more...

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