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Mathematical model predicts how a tattoo will change over years


April 30th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): What is common between Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Samantha Cameron? All the three have tattoos.But no matter what the design, all tattoos will fade and smudge ... Read more...

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Mechanism for esophageal cancer identified


April 12th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a gene thought to be associated with cancer development can be a tumour suppressor gene in mice.Understanding which genes are involved in spreading cancer ... Read more...

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New way to screen breast cancer cells’ ability to metastasize


January 9th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Using specific silicon microdevices might provide a new way to screen breast cancer cells' ability to metastasize, says a new research.Cell cytoskeleton refers to the cell's shape and ... Read more...

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New study on how liver disease develops upends previous assumptions


December 21st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has come up with a more definitive explanation of how fibrotic cells form, multiply and eventually destroy the human liver, resulting in cirrhosis.In doing so, ... Read more...

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New platinum compound shows promise in killing tumour cells


December 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a platinum compound that is said to be as powerful as anticancer drug cisplatin but more effective in destroying tumour ... Read more...

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Predicting when a heart attack will occur accurately


April 28th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Thanks to new research by Sharon Zlochiver, a biomedical engineer at Tel Aviv University (TAU), there's hope for potential heart attack victims. Zlochiver can not only predict when ... Read more...

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Novel non-invasive technique to predict, treat heart attacks


April 28th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): There's new hope for potential heart attack victims. Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a new non-invasive technique that would help predict and treat attacks.The research team ... Read more...

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Scientists create fluorescent Ruppy - the world’s first transgenic dog


April 24th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea have created the world's first transgenic dog.Cloned beagle named Ruppy - short for Ruby Puppy - and four other beagles ... Read more...

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Scientists move a step closer to creating safe embryonic-like stem cells


April 13th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) have successfully used tiny molecules called microRNAs to help turn adult mouse cells back to their embryonic state.The researchers say ... Read more...

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Existing anti-aging treatments do treat wrinkles, creases


May 29th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 29 (ANI): While wrinkles, deep creases, saggy areas around the mouth and neck make many cringe in old age, researchers provide evidence that some of the anti-aging methods ... Read more...

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Scientists reprogram mature B cells to embryonic-stem-cell-like state


April 19th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that it is possible to reprogram fully mature, differentiated B cells to an embryonic-stem-cell-like state, without ... Read more...

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