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New mapping tool pinpoints cancer hotspots


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) A new mapping tool simplifies cancer detection by pinpointing genetic information that may be linked with cancer hotspots, a study reveals.A research team, led by Thomas ... Read more...

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Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: Book


December 9th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Corruption has virtually enveloped India, growing annually by over 100 percent, but systemic graft can be ended for good, says a new book by two ... Read more...

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Scientists discover potential new drug therapy for kidney diseases


April 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Scientists at the Department of Molecular, Cellular andDevelopmental Biology and the Neuroscience Research Institute at UCSB havediscovered a potential new drug therapy for patients with kidney ... Read more...

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Jojo Moyes’ book bags Romantic Novel of the Year prize


March 10th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Author Jojo Moyes' book 'The Last Letter from Your Lover' has won the Romantic Novel of the Year prize.The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) said the judges praised the ... Read more...

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Cancer-killing medical ’smart bomb’ comes closer to reality


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists have moved a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells - by developing the world's ... Read more...

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New discovery may help in the fight against ovarian cancer


February 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that that a type of regulatory RNA may be effective in fighting ovarian cancer.Scientists at the Ovarian Cancer Institute Laboratory at the Georgia ... Read more...

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Engineered DNA device could make cells differentiate or die on demand


November 26th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Biologists have constructed a programmable genetic 'circuit' that can rewire cells to respond on demand to just about any signal desired - it could coax cells to differentiate ... Read more...

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RNA-based drugs may prevent premature labour


November 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered in a preclinical study that tiny molecules called microRNAs act together with hormones to control the onset of labour, raising ... Read more...

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How HIV resists AIDS preventing AZT drug


September 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Scientists at Rutgers have found how HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, resists AZT, a drug widely used to treat the deadly disease.The scientists believe their discovery helps ... Read more...

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Genes linked to aggressive breast cancer identified


August 17th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified 12 genes that could be associated with aggressive breast tumours.Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, say their discovery could ... Read more...

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Possible cause of one form of bowel disease identified


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 03 (ANI): Scientists have found one possible cause of irritable bowel syndrome-a small piece of RNA that blocks a substance protecting the colon membrane, leading to hostile conditions that can ... Read more...

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Gene variant role in Parkinson’s discovered


August 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered that a tiny, gene-regulating snippet of RNA may play a role in Parkinson's disease.They have shown that a microRNA sequence, which ... Read more...

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Key step in body’s ability to make red blood cells found


August 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a key step in the creation of new red blood cells in an animal study.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that a tiny fragment ... Read more...

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How DNA forms human proteins can be followed in real time


July 19th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The study of the real-time dynamics of gene expression may help to explain variation among genetically identical cells and the molecular processes that lead to cancer, say researchers. The ... Read more...

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Previously unknown natural mechanism behind cocaine addiction uncovered


July 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A specific type of genetic material plays a key role in determining vulnerability to cocaine addiction and may offer an entirely new direction for the development of anti-addiction ... Read more...

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UV rays may have triggered life on Earth


June 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that ultraviolet light may have triggered Earth's chemistry into forming the building blocks for biology.Researchers at Georgia Tech and the University of Roma "La ... Read more...

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Body’s own molecular protection against arthritis discovered


May 19th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered that a natural molecule in the body counters the progression of osteoarthritis.The findings from The Scripps Research Institute in California ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor’s dream studio gets green signal?


April 17th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Back in August, Balaji Telefilms found themselves in a legal tangle with RNA builders over a disputed property in Hatkesh, Mira Road. Ekta Kapoor wanted to use ... Read more...

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How body repairs itself when organs become diseased


February 27th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Rhode Island Hospital boffins have discovered how cells communicate with each other during times of cellular injury.The findings shed new light on how the body repairs itself ... Read more...

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How does the body heal itself?


February 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Unlocking the secrets of how the body heals itself, especially when organs become diseased, a new study shows that the presence of small particles known as microvesicles helps ... Read more...

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Click will terrify on Friday The 19


February 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In a fabulous start to the year, Pritish Nandy Communications and RNA Play Entertainment bring you the darkest, most toe-curling horror of 2010, "Click'.What ... Read more...

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‘Metabolism first’ theory on origin of life rejected


January 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): A new research has rejected the 'metabolism first' hypothesis about the origin of life, a theory that says life originated from a system of self-catalytic molecules capable of ... Read more...

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Plants can feel a rise in temperature


January 8th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): A new research by scientists has shown how plants not only 'feel' a rise in temperature, but also coordinate an appropriate response, by activating hundreds of genes and ... Read more...

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How brain encodes memories


December 24th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California Santa Barbara have discovered how the brain encodes memories.According to researchers, the finding could eventually lead to the development of new ... Read more...

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Experimental compound found effective against deadly bird flu


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): An experimental compound might prove to be a potent weapon against drug-resistant form of the deadly H5N1 avian influenza also known as bird flu, say researchers.They believe that ... Read more...

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Study of ‘bacterial immune system’ may lead to new antibiotics


November 26th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A study of bacterial defence systems could lead to the development of new antibiotics, say US researchers.The study could also help industries that rely on bacteria, for instance ... Read more...

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New mechanism for circadian rhythm uncovered


October 21st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A microRNA, which could find new ways to fight cancer and other diseases, plays an important role in regulating circadian rhythm, according to a study.Liheng Shi, a researcher ... Read more...

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‘Anti-Atkins’ low protein diet may help boost longevity


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Flies fed an "anti-Atkins" low protein diet live longer, courtesy their better-functioning mitochondria, says a new study.The research, done at the Buck Institute for Age Research, shows ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could help reverse devastating childhood disease


September 8th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) A breakthrough by scientists could open the way to developing drugs to reverse the effects of a devastating childhood illness known as mitochondrial disease. Aleksandra Filipovska and her ... Read more...

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Jeetendra lands up in land row


August 19th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Yesteryears' actor Jeetendra is in a land row. Some builders have allegedly used muscle power to take possession of a piece of land the ... Read more...

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Soap Queen Roars at Police: How can you bully my people out of MY land!


August 19th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Ekta Kapoor is one helluva enraged daughter. On Tuesday afternoon her father was subjected to humiliation and violence of the highest order over the matter of the possession ... Read more...

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How our cells are controlled by billions of molecular ’switches’


August 4th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Chemists at UC Santa Barbara have developed a theory explaining how billions of cell-controlling molecular "switches" work in the body.Writing about their work in the Proceedings of ... Read more...

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Copper can boost fight against swine flu


July 25th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Copper is quite effective in inhibiting the influenza A H1N1 virus commonly known as Swine flu, according to the latest study. Copper appears to have a broad spectrum in ... Read more...

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Swine flu vaccine development efforts hastened worldwide following alert from WHO


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Having issued an alert that a pandemic may be imminent, the World Health Organization (WHO) has prompted scientists worldwide to accelerate their efforts to develop a swine flu ... Read more...

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Scientists identify a novel marker of colorectal carcinoma


May 23rd, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Chinese researchers at Nantong University say that testing the expression of a protein called TSPAN1 in tissues can prove useful in evaluating the prognosis of colorectal cancer patients. ... Read more...

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