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Link between protein transport, spinal cord development established


December 25th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): American scientists have broken new ground by discovering a new link between protein transport and spinal cord development in mice.Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ... Read more...

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Gene that controls number of brain cells identified


October 5th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists from University of North Carolina have identified a gene that controls the number of cells composing brain.Called GSK-3, the gene has been found to strike a balance ... Read more...

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Master regulator gene’s discovery takes scientists a step closer to possible diabetes cure


July 21st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (AIN): Identifying a master regulator gene for early embryonic development of the pancreas and other organs, scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have moved a step closer to ... Read more...

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Gene key to maintaining embryonic stem cells’ pluripotent state identified


July 9th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco claim to have identified a gene crucial to maintaining embryonic stem cells' all-purpose, pluripotent state.The researchers say that their finding ... Read more...

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Cereals, oranges may protect against development of neural tube defects


May 26th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Studies have shown that up to 70 percent of neural tube defects can be prevented by folic acid supplementation in early pregnancy. Now, a new study in mice ... Read more...

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Molecular origin of blood stem cells unlocked


January 10th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Researchers at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found the molecular origin of blood stem cells, paving way for the development of new blood disorder therapies. Led ... Read more...

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Here is why human hands are more dexterous than chimps


September 5th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 5 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a gene regulatory sequence that appears to encourage the sort of thumb and limb generation in humans that is necessary for the dexterity of ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs might once again roam the Earth


May 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, May 20 (ANI): If scientists have their way, dinosaurs might once again roam the Earth, with the possibility arising after the DNA of the extinct Tasmanian tiger was injected and ... Read more...

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New research shows blood stem cells originate, are nurtured in the placenta


March 6th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that blood stem cells originate and are nurtured in the placenta, a discovery that may allow ... Read more...

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