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Interfering genes protect monkeys from lethal Ebola virus post-exposure


May 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): By using tiny particles of genetic material to interfere in the replication process of the deadly Ebola virus, scientists have successfully prevented monkeys exposed to that virus from ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on mutations in genetic pathways that extend lifespan in animals


June 8th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has shown that certain genetic mutations, which extend the lifespan of the C. elegans roundworm, induce "mortal" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New gene-silencing platform that can lead to treatments for diseases resistant to current RNAi metho


February 16th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): Rutgers University researchers in New Jersey, US, say that they have created a gene-silencing platform, which may enable the development and discovery of a new class of ... Read more...

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Novel genetic tool to be used to purify drinking water


June 4th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Medical researchers have developed a new approach to remove harmful microbes and viruses from drinking water, using a genetic tool.Developed by engineers from Duke University, the relatively ... Read more...

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Genetics can help ensure safe drinking water: Study


June 4th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A genetic tool could come in handy in freeing drinking water of harmful microbes and viruses, especially in the Third World, a new study has found. For example, ... Read more...

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Being overweight not linked to what you eat


June 4th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Being overweight is not necessarily linked to what you eat.Researchers from University of California, San Francisco have found that neurotransmitter serotonin, known to control appetite and fat ... Read more...

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Genes protecting Parkinsons identified


January 25th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 25 (ANI): Researchers at University of Alabama have identified five genes within animal models showing protective capabilities against an important trait of Parkinsons disease.This discovery can act as an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetically engineered algae can be powerhouse of hydrogen fuel


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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New contraceptive patch may do away with side effects of the Pill


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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Gene-silencing technique may provide new contraceptive


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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