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Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

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New DNA-cancer vaccine starves tumours of blood


May 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Karolinska Institutet have developed a DNA-vaccine that restricts the supply of blood to tumours.The vaccine slows the growth of breast cancer tumours in mice.If a ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light on walking after spinal cord injury


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Karolinska Institutet researchers have created a genetically modified mouse in which certain neurons can be activated by blue light, a development that is of potential significance to the ... Read more...

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Newly mechanism that forms blood clots discovered


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Researchers from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that polyphosphate from blood platelets have a major role to play in inflammation and the formation of blood ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene that plays key role in cancer


February 28th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Karolinska Institutet scientists have identified a gene that regulates the activity of another gene called p53, which protects against cancer. Writing about their work in the journal ... Read more...

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Novel mechanisms regulating insulin release, fat deposition discovered


May 14th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that a receptor called ALK7 plays an important role in the regulation of body fat deposition as ... Read more...

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