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Experiment explains how tiger stripes are formed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Validating a theory famous code-breaker and mathematician Alan Turing put forth in 1950s, researchers at King's College london have provided the first experimental evidence to show ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light on proteins in brain fluids


March 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building it.The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer and stem cells.Before ... Read more...

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How man, but not chimp, evolved to have spike-free penis


March 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Sex would be a very different, not to mention painful, proposition had man not evolved to lose spikes that once existed on the male penis.Researchers at Stanford University ... Read more...

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Genes determine a lot more than just our looks


November 8th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A study has suggested that the two sets of chromosomes we humans inherit from our parents do not only determine our physical traits but also how we develop.Dr ... Read more...

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Key step for regulating embryonic development discovered


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified a mechanism that turns developmental genes off and on as an embryo matures.Dr. Edward T.H. Yeh at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer ... Read more...

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Stem cell injections offer new hope for kids with motor neuron disease


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Scientists have obtained some promising results by treating mice bred to develop a form of motor neuron disease that affects children, with with injections of stem cells into ... Read more...

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Scientists aim to slow down light to the speed of a bicycle


September 10th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): In a new research, researchers are working to slow down light to the speed of a bicycle, along with other scientific aims.The speed of light, 300 million metres ... 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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Stem cell transplant in embryo protects mice from cardiac injury in adulthood


May 15th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Stem cells, when transplanted into mouse embryos, have been found to halt or reverse cardiac injury after heart attack in adulthood, according to a new study.The researchers ... Read more...

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Stem cells transplanted into mice embryo protect heart


May 15th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Stem cells help rejuvenate heart muscles by drawing on cells that develop into heart muscle, according to a new research conducted on mice. In the past, stem cells have ... Read more...

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Embryo’s heartbeat triggers blood stem cell formation


May 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers have found that heartbeat and blood circulation play key role in the formation of blood cells in embryos.The finding might provide an answer ... Read more...

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Cancer causing enzyme also helps brain growth


March 13th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) An enzyme potentially associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and stroke appears to have yet another major role to play: helping create and maintain the brain. When scientists ... Read more...

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Popular enzyme found to play major role in brain growth


March 12th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A well-known enzyme linked with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and stroke has now been found to help create and maintain the brain, according to scientists at ... Read more...

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Novel cost-effective screen test can speed up cancer genes discovery


November 19th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have devised a cost-effective screen test that can speed up the rate of discovering cancer-related genes and validating their function ... Read more...

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New way to achieve high fertilisation rates using frozen mouse sperm


July 30th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Jackson Laboratory scientists have devised a simple way to achieve high fertilisation rates by using frozen mouse sperm.They insist that their breakthrough may dramatically cut the ... Read more...

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Pollution eats up 3 species every hour


May 20th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
London , May 20 (ANI): Three species every hour are being scraped off from earth due to pollution, it has been revealed at world conference to save wildlife.It was 65 years ... Read more...

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Gene from extinct Tasmanian tiger works in a mouse


May 20th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) A gene extracted from the extinct Tasmanian tiger and inserted into a mouse - two widely disparate species - has, for the first time, been observed to be ... Read more...

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Molecular mechanism behind onset of sun-induced skin cancer identified


May 16th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Researchers from University of Minnesota have identified a molecular mechanism that may explain the onset of sun-induced skin cancer.The researchers found that the point of entry for ... Read more...

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Gene essential for normal cell division may harbour cure for cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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