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Gene discovery to pave way for new soybean plants


April 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A Purdue University scientist has discovered a new soybean gene paving the way for the development of new varieties of the legume.Jianxin Ma (Jen-Shin Ma), an assistant professor ... Read more...

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Why some insects can survive freezing, while others cannot


December 20th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Fruit flies happen to share much of the same genetic makeup as humans, which make them an ideal research model. Now, researchers are finding out ways to freeze ... Read more...

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Worms may explain why some people develop Parkinson’s


December 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Scientists from Dundee University have suggested that C. elegans worm might prove to be an effective research model for studying why some people develop Parkinson's Disease.Worms share 50pct ... Read more...

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Fruit flies may offer drug addiction treatment


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists suggest that fruit flies can prove to be an effective research model for studying the effects of cocaine and other drugs abuse on the brain.Andrew Ewing and ... Read more...

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Iraq troops’ posttraumatic stress disorder rate as high as 35pct


September 15th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A high volume of military personnel serving in Iraq are expected to seek treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because the rate among armed forces may be as ... Read more...

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Scientists use 3D research model to study prostate cancer spread


April 26th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Scientists from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation are using a 3-D model to get deeper insights into how prostate cancer spread to the bones.Shirly Sieh, a ... Read more...

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Boffins create ”living doll” from human cancer cells


February 6th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, Japanese researchers have developed a living doll with the help of human liver cancer cells a development that could allow new drugs to ... 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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Plant gene that affects stress resistance identified


January 27th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan have identified a gene that provides plants resistance to stress.Reported in the journal The Plant Cell, the study attains significance as ... Read more...

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