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New findings could lead to improved treatment of spinal cord injuries


November 16th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): University of Cambridge scientists have discovered the origin of a unique type of cell, which can support regeneration in the central nervous system.Their findings have raised the possibility ... Read more...

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Why watching a sunrise takes our breath away


November 6th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Ever wondered why watching a sunrise or a sunset is so breathtaking? Scientists have revealed in a new study how humans perceive colours, an ability that lets us ... Read more...

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Study Reveals Women Don’t Have A Better Sense Of Touch, Smaller Fingers Do


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study that was published in a science journal looks into the baffling fact that some people seem to have a better sense of touch ... Read more...

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Bionic ‘eye’ restores partial vision in woman


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) A bionic eye implant partially restored vision in a 50-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with a progressive blinding disease when she was 13 years old. A team led ... Read more...

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Research finds new insights into how our olfactory sense works


December 23rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," wrote Shakespeare. But would it if the molecules that generate its fragrance were to shift shape? That's what ... Read more...

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Shakespeares sweet smelling rose given different smell by scientists


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Shakespeares suggestion that calling a rose by any other name would not change its sweet smell may not be true anymore, for scientists say that the flowers ... Read more...

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Spinal cord injuries could soon be repaired using nose cells


November 21st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 21 (ANI): People paralyzed by spinal cord injuries have been offered a new hope after Otago University researchers claimed the wounds could soon be "repaired" using cells from patients ... Read more...

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Why schizophrenics have abnormal electrical waves in their brains


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Newcastle University scientists have found out what leads to the abnormal electrical waves in the brains of schizophrenia patients.The researchers say that schizophrenics lack the vital brain ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher paves way to make blindness history


October 1st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A potential therapy to delay or prevent blindness in patients with diabetic retinopathy may soon be available, thanks to an Indian-origin researchers new genetic research model that ... Read more...

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Eyes light receptors play key role in resetting biological clock


August 16th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Eyes use light to regulate the biological clock through a mechanism that is different from the ability to see, according to researchers at the University of Virginia.The ... Read more...

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Pheromones that trigger aggression between male mice identified


December 6th, 2007 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Researchers have identified pheromones, which are responsible for the aggression response in mice.The study, led by Lisa Stowers, PhD, has found a family of proteins commonly found in ... Read more...

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