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‘Living’ microbot to detect diseases in future


March 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Scientists are developing a tiny bot prototype that can act like a living organism to identify diseases within the human body.Called Cyberplasm, it will combine advanced ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to evolution of jaws in vertebrates discovered


September 25th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed genetic clues to evolution of jaws in vertebrates.A half-billion years ago, vertebrates lacked the ability to chew their food, as they did not have jaws. ... Read more...

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Sea lamprey research provides insight into stress hormones’ evolution


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Researchers at Michigan State University have, for the first time, identified a stress hormone in the sea lamprey, using the 500 million-year-old species as a model to understand ... Read more...

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Sea lamprey can dramatically remodel its genome


July 21st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have discovered that the sea lamprey, which emerged from jawless fish first appearing 500 million years ago, dramatically remodels its genome.The research ... Read more...

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Chemical sex smell can lure Vampire fish to doom


January 21st, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have said that a synthetic chemical sex smell could help rid North Americas Great Lakes of the sea lamprey, a devastating pest, dubbed as the vampire ... Read more...

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