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Pistachios help growth of beneficial gut bugs


April 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Eating pistachio nuts may help the growth of potentially beneficial gut bugs and promote digestive health, says a new study.Pistachios are also an excellent source of ... Read more...

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New class of compounds to combat malaria


November 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a family of chemical compounds that could help develop a new class of anti-malarial drugs capable of staving off the deadly disease.Malaria ... Read more...

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Small molecules ‘could block cell proliferation in cancerous human tumor’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist and his colleagues have identified three novel small molecules that interrupt a crucial cellular communication pathway that regulates many aspects of development and cancer.These ... Read more...

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‘Need to upgrade diagnostic facilities in health sector’


February 13th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Diagnostic facilities and infrastructure need to be upgraded to meet the growing demands of the public health sector, a diagnostic expert said here Sunday."Demand for better facilities ... Read more...

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Blood-clotting bandage to help save lives on the battlefield


January 30th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Scottish scientists are developing a new chemical bandage that will help save lives on the battlefield by instantly helping to clot blood and staunch wounds.The authors have discovered ... Read more...

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TB-drugome may pave way for anti-TB drug discovery


November 9th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new research has discovered that one-third of the drugs examined have the potential to be repurposed to treat tuberculosis and many currently unexploited M. tuberculosis proteins could ... Read more...

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Mystery of arsenic compound solved


October 14th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Scientists from Johns Hopkins, Baylor and Stanford have discovered why an arsenic compound, called arsenite, can kill us, and yet function as an effective therapeutic agent against disease ... Read more...

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One-off pill to cure malaria


September 5th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Malaria could be a thing of the past, thanks to a powerful new pill in the offing. Just a single dose of an experimental drug was found to clear ... Read more...

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Pitcher-plant-dwelling mosquito shows effects of Earth’s changing climate


August 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Oregon have determined the genetic structure of the pitcher-plant-dwelling mosquito, the first animal to show an evolutionary response to rapid climate change.They ... Read more...

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New rapid technique enables successful, fast human stem cell purification


August 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A breakthrough technique enabled UCSF researchers to successfully and rapidly purifying one type of embryonic stem cell from a mix of many different types of embryonic stem cells ... Read more...

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Graphene to pave way for development of advanced touch screens


May 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): A team of American and Israeli researchers has come up with a new method for the production of bulk quantities of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon called graphene, a ... Read more...

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‘Immune evasion’ uncommon in M. tuberculosis


May 24th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): The strategy of "immune evasion", which is common to many viruses, bacteria and parasites, is uncommon to M. tuberculosis where the antigens remain strikingly unchanged and homogenous, found ... Read more...

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New finding paves way for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis before it strikes


April 30th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A breakthrough finding may lead to earlier diagnosis, more effective intervention, and perhaps even a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease.Prof. Anat Achiron of Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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Species have to continue evolving to survive


February 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has proved that the 'Red Queen Hypothesis', which states that species were in a constant race for survival and have to continue to evolve new ... Read more...

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Researchers uncover genetic link to heart failure


December 15th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, have identified a group of 12 genetic variants in the HSPB7 gene, which is linked to heart failure in ... Read more...

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Novel computer programme identifies new targets for old drugs


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): A novel computer program has identified thousands of new targets for existing drugs by comparing the molecular structures of drug compounds and chemicals that occur naturally in the ... Read more...

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New technique paves way for effective liver disease treatments


October 10th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, San Diego have developed a novel technique that would pave way for more effective treatments for liver disease.During the study, researchers utilized ... Read more...

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Novel antibacterial can lead to new treatments for resistant infections


September 28th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, McMaster University researchers have revealed an ideal starting point to develop new interventions for resistant infections.Led by Eric Brown, the researchers have identified a ... Read more...

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Now, a computational method to detect top genetic cancer suspects


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): Johns Hopkins engineers have come up with a new computational method that can help scientists to sift through hundreds of genetic mutations to highlight the DNA changes that ... Read more...

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New approach may help uncover disease-causing genetic variants


August 17th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): A group of scientists in the U.S. have shown the feasibility and value of a new strategy for identifying relatively rare genetic variants that may cause or contribute ... Read more...

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Biology equivalent of circuit diagram in electronics launched by scientists


August 12th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Scientists have released a new set of standards for graphically representing biological information which is the biology equivalent of the circuit diagram in electronics.The new set of ... Read more...

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Scientists discover active genes in the developing mammal brain


July 14th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Penn State scientists claim that they have for the first time used high-throughput sequencing to uncover active genes in developing brains.The researchers believe that their work provides ... Read more...

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Physicist develops method to increase efficiency of concentrator solar cells


June 26th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A physicist has presented a way of increasing the efficiency of concentrator solar cells, in which light is concentrated 400-fold through lenses onto solar cells.The concentrator technology enables ... Read more...

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New technique to detect metabolites from a single drop of blood


June 19th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A single drop of blood could soon be able to identify various blood related metabolites-such as sugars, fatty acids, amino acids and other organic substances-from plant or animal ... Read more...

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Novel robotic microscope can speed up new potential drugs identification


December 9th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): A team of researchers from the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in America has created a next generation robotic microscope which can be used for high-throughput cellular ... Read more...

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The Grid to handle atom smashers 15 million GB data


November 4th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Computer scientists are going to use the Grid for dealing with an unprecedented volume of data to be produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) when it ... Read more...

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Genetic mutation that can cause mad cow disease uncovered


September 12th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): While mad cow disease has been thought to be a foodborne disease for years, a new study has shown that a genetic mutation also causes it. "We ... Read more...

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New technology will help crack E. Coli’s gene code


August 7th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 7 (IANS) E. coli has remained a mystery for long as a fourth of the roughly 4,000 genes it carries are unknown to researchers. But 'GIANT-Coli,' short for genetic ... Read more...

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Better system for early diagnosis of cancer developed


July 10th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Researchers have developed a system to precisely track potential "biomarkers" of early stages of cancer and enable more effective and easier treatment of the disease. As part of ... Read more...

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Re-purposed Malaysian folk medication reduces resistance to chemotherapy


June 28th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 28 (ANI): A re-purposed Malaysian folk medication has the potential to reduce resistance to chemotherapy agents used to treat cancer, said researchers from McGill University s Faculty of ... Read more...

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Study uncovers 3,000 genomic hotspots in embryonic stem cells


June 14th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have made a chart showing over 3,000 genomic hotspots of essential protein ... Read more...

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Scientist unravels metabolic properties of two deadly pathogens


May 19th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 19 (ANI): A scientist from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia Health System has unravelled the metabolic properties of two deadly pathogens, Leishmania major ... Read more...

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Molecular switch that turn off genes in rice identified


April 10th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): University of Delaware researchers have announced the discovery of a micro-switch which can turn off genes in rice, the primary source of food for more than half ... Read more...

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Scientists crack genetic coding of the pea plant


February 26th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have given a proper insight into the DNA of the pea, by unravelling its genetic coding.Researchers from the INRA Plant Genomics Research Unit ... Read more...

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Ultrasound pinpoints to deliver local anaesthetic in more precise, safe way


February 17th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): Australian doctors have pioneered a new technique through which all major operations like amputations and surgery in obese patients can be performed without using general anaesthesia.The new technique ... Read more...

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