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Chinese medicinal plant extract may help develop anticancer drugs


March 4th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A natural product isolated from a traditional Chinese medicinal plant commonly known as thunder god vine and used for rheumatoid arthritis could be a starting point for developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA Announces Existence Of Bacteria Thriving On Arsenic


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the past few days, NASA has been keeping everyone in anxiety as it gave a hint about the existence of extra-terrestrial life. The space agency ... Read more...

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World’s largest marine virus is ‘major player in ocean ecosystems’


October 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers at UBC have identified the world's largest marine virus that infects an ecologically important and widespread planktonic predator.Cafeteria roenbergensis virus boasts genetic complexity that blurs the distinction ... Read more...

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New method to detect food borne pathogens


July 4th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have suggested an improved method for detection of food-borne pathogens.Dr. Edmund Ting, Senior VP of South Easton, MA-based Pressure BioSciences, Inc., believes that improvements in food safety ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How oxidative stress may help extend lifespan


May 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, San Diego claim to have identified a mechanism of oxidative stress that prevents cellular damage."We may drink pomegranate juice to protect our ... Read more...

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Life originated on Earth 4 bln yrs ago in form of first self-replicating molecules


May 14th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have developed an experiment demonstrating how life originated on the Earth about 4 billion years ago in the form of the very first ... Read more...

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Biological reactions take 2.4 billion years - minus enzymes


November 11th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Biological reactions that occur in the blink of an eye within cells, thanks to enzymes or catalysts, would take 2.4 billion years otherwise!"This enzyme is essential for both ... Read more...

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Molecular diagnostics now hottest biotechnology tool


October 4th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Key advances in genomics, supported by cutting-edge technologies, are rapidly driving the development of molecular diagnostics, according to a report."Molecular diagnostic products are based on cutting-edge research in ... Read more...

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