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Green-glowing cats are the new tool in AIDS research

September 12th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists working to develop a cure for the deadly HIV/AIDS virus have announced a major breakthrough. They have successfully altered the genes of domestic cats resulting ... Read more...

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Millions could be protected from worm-related infections

May 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Researchers have identified a mucus that protects some people from harmful parasitic worms, opening the way to new therapies for millions of people worldwide.It is a ... Read more...

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Not bad diet or lack of exercise - viruses could be to blame for weight gain

December 13th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 13 (ANI): Think it's bad diet and lack of exercise that's making you gain those extra kilos? You might be wrong, as a new study has suggested that the real ... Read more...

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Megacities contribute to global climate change in big way

August 31st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Megacities, with populations exceeding 10 million, that consume energy, food, water, and other raw materials and release wastes are contributing to global climate change, researchers say. More than half ... Read more...

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Living, breathing megacities play major role in global climate change

August 19th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): In a new scientific model, researchers have compared megacities to living, breathing organisms to foster a deep new understanding of how poor air quality in megacities can harm ... Read more...

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Spending time with farm animals helps the mentally ill

April 11th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (IANS) Spending some time with farm animals like horses apparently calms down people with mental illnesses, a new study has found. The finding comes from the first controlled study ... Read more...

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