model animals

Kate destroyed all my stuff after split, says Doherty

February 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Rocker Pete Doherty says his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss destroyed all his possessions, except some model elephants, after they slit in 2007.Doherty was in a turbulent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Learn how to ’speak’ from songbird genes

September 30th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The ability to manipulate songbird genes may yield secrets of vocal learning and how nerve cells (neurons) are replaced. For the first time, researchers have devised a way to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

17,00 genes vital to sleep identified

February 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): In a study on the need for sleep in animals, scientists at North Carolina State University have identified almost 1,700 genes associated with the variability of sleep ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Licorice ingredient may help treat cocaine addiction

February 19th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Researchers in Korea and Pennsylvania have claimed that an ingredient in licorice shows promise as an antidote for the toxic effects of cocaine abuse.The study has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swamping bad cells with good slows spinal cord disease

October 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Transplanting a new line of stem cells into rat models of Lou Gehrig's disease, that ends in fatality, slows down neuron loss and extends life, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Outnumbering bad cells with good reduces neuron loss, extends life in ALS rats

October 20th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found in experiments conducted on rat models of ALS, also called Lou Gehrig''s disease, that transplanting a new line of stem cell-like cells ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Non-human primates vital for neuroscience research

May 16th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Monkeys have long been used as an alternative to humans for various experimental studies, and now a new review has backed the concept by claiming that non-human ... Read more...

Posted in National |