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Scientists create salt-tolerant wheat


March 12th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 12 (IANS) Salty soil may no longer come in the way of planting wheat but could actually improve its yield by 25 percent, a study reveals.Using 'non-GM' crop ... Read more...

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Scientists link two gene mutations to most common brain cancers


February 19th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins and Duke universities have linked mutations in two genes, IDH1 and IDH2, with the most common types of brain cancer and longer survival ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to adult-onset obesity identified


June 11th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A research team at the University of Minnesota has identified a gene that may shed light on why obesity rates increase with age.Researchers in the lab of ... Read more...

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Exercise-related gene may harbour depression cure


December 3rd, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists at Yale School of Medicine has discovered that an exercise-related gene in the brain may harbour the cure for depression.The research led by Ronald Duman, professor of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Key gene behind boron toxicity tolerance in barley identified


December 2nd, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Australian scientists have discovered the key gene behind boron toxicity tolerance in barley, permitting breeders to select barley varieties that are tolerant to boron with 100 percent accuracy. ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on link between genetics and obesity


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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