Study of how certain genes are activated yields surprising discovery

December 6th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian-origin boffin, may change the way scientists think about the way cellular processes are synchronized.Contrary to general assumption, genes that work with ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on behaviour of enzyme linked to Alzheimer’s, cancer

November 20th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists are using complex computer simulations to shed light on the workings of a crucial protein that, when malfunctioning, may cause Alzheimer's and cancer."Proteins always 'talk' to ... Read more...

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Antibiotics combo may help fight deadly staph infections

January 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that a combination of two antibiotics is effective in fighting pathogenic bacteria.Individually, lankacidin and lankamycin, two antibiotics produced naturally by the ... Read more...

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan wins Nobel Prize chemistry 2009

October 8th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A Steitz and Ada E Yonath have won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, it was announced today.Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is an Indian-American. And ... Read more...

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Heres how some bacteria survive antibiotics

May 1st, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that some bacteria survive antibiotic treatment by turning on resistance mechanisms when exposed to ... Read more...

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