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Scientists step closer to creating test tube intelligence


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Scientists have now taken a major step towards creating artificial intelligence, not in a robot or a silicon chip, but in a test tube.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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World’s smallest wedding rings from DNA created


April 12th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A just-married German researcher has created the world's smallest wedding rings from DNA strands.Prof Alexander Heckel and his doctoral student Thorsten Schmidt from the Goethe University interlocked the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sporadic breast cancers linked to ineffective DNA repair systems


November 30th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that breast cancers that arise sporadically, rather than through inheritance of certain genes, likely start with defects of DNA repair mechanisms that allow ... Read more...

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Boffins find way to help cancer cells age and die


July 17th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Researchers at the Washington State University have found a way to help cancer cells age and die, creating an advance in the treatment of malignant tumours."Hopefully, we ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why incidence of skin cancers is common in people with a genetic disorder


June 24th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Absence of a an enzyme is what makes patients with a variant form of xeroderma pigmentosum (XPV)- an inherited genetic disorder characterized by extreme sensitivity to the sun-more ... Read more...

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Foolproof way to read ancient DNA samples developed


January 1st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Researchers have developed a foolproof way to analyse DNA samples from human remains 30,000 years ago, allowing a direct look into the history of evolution. DNA - the ... Read more...

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Researchers develop faster, cheaper DNA sequencing method


December 21st, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Biomedical engineers have hit upon a way of speeding up genome sequencing by cutting down the amount of DNA required in existing methods, which are costly, time-consuming and ... Read more...

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New ultrasensitive electronic sensor to speed up DNA testing (corrected)


September 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Singapore scientists have developed a new ultrasensitive electronic sensor that would speed up DNA testing for disease diagnosis and biological research.The novel electronic sensor array would be rapid, ... Read more...

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New ultrasensitive electronic sensor to speed up DNA testing


August 27th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Singapore scientists have developed a new ultrasensitive electronic sensor that would speed up DNA testing for disease diagnosis and biological research.The novel electronic sensor array would be rapid, ... Read more...

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Low cost bio-sensor can detect DNA in a jiffy


August 27th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a novel electronic sensor that ensures faster, more accurate and cost-effective testing of DNA for diagnostics and biological research. Developed by the Singapore-based ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pathogens come programmed with their own death


August 1st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Numerous pathogens contain an 'internal time bomb', a deadly mechanism that can be used against them, a new study has found. After years of work, Flanders Institute for ... Read more...

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Washington, June 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has created a simple chemical system that mimics DNA


June 12th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A team of scientists has created a simple chemical system that mimics DNA, which could offer possible clues about the primordial world, and how life emerges.The new analog ... Read more...

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Scientists create soft and tough fibres that closely resemble biological tissue


May 16th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A group of Australian and Korean researchers have successfully used a robust network of DNA strands and carbon nanotubes to create supersoft sponge-like material whose mechanical properties closely ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers develop artificial tissue that mimics real ones


May 16th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a unique, highly porous, sponge-like material whose properties mimic those of biological soft tissues. Australian and Korean researchers, led by Goeffrey M. Spinks, used DNA strands ... Read more...

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Key molecules that inhibit hepatitis C virus production identified


March 11th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers from Scripps Florida have identified a potential therapeutic target for hepatitis C.The research tem led by Professor Donny Strosberg has found that peptides (molecules of two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New two-armed nanorobotic device can manipulate world’’s tiniest particles


February 16th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): An international group of scientists from the U.S. and China has developed a two-armed nanorobotic device that can manipulate molecules within a device built from DNA. This innovation ... Read more...

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Scientists decode half of the Neanderthal genome


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Scientists have decoded half of the Neanderthal genome and are aiming to sequence the rest by the years end.According to a report in New Scientist, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New vaccines to fight deadly viruses and cancers on the anvil


November 25th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Copenhagen are developing new vaccines that can protect against a range of deadly viruses, bacteria and other disease-causing agents, and can even ... Read more...

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Novel way to convert DNA strands into fibre optic cables developed


November 13th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): It will now be possible to convert DNA strands into tiny fibre optic cables that guide light along their length, thanks to a new technology developed by ... Read more...

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Now, tiny fishing reel to untangle DNA strands with laser beams


July 14th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 14 (ANI): A team at Kyoto University , Japan has designed the worlds smallest fishing reel to store, without any damage, long DNA strands that have a tendency ... Read more...

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Enzyme that makes humans unique discovered


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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