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‘Leather could be grown in a lab’


September 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The leather jacket that you have always fancied could actually be made with stuff grown in a lab, according to a firm backed by PayPal billionaire ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland speaks for first time since her hospitalization


May 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimee Copeland, the young woman whose left leg, right foot and both hands had to be amputated because of the effects of a flesh eating bacteria, spoke ... Read more...

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US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

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Bone marrow cells that convert into skin cells could revolutionise wound treatment


April 5th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Scientists have identified specific bone marrow cells that can transform into skin cells to repair damaged skin tissue.Researchers at King's College London and Osaka University in Japan ... Read more...

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50-mn-yr-old reptile skin holds building blocks of life


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): The organic compounds still present in the sample of a 50-million-year-old reptile from Utah, U.S., has been mapped for the first time - thanks to the efforts by ... Read more...

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New liquid lens for high-resolution imaging below the skin


February 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A scientist at the University of Rochester has developed an optical technology that provides unprecedented images under the skin's surface.The aim of the technology is to detect ... Read more...

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Device to see under the skin for cancer signs


February 20th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A researcher has developed optical technology that provides unprecedented images under the skin's surface. The technology will detect and examine skin lesions (red rashes) to determine whether ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive skin cancer identified


September 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin ... Read more...

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Now, look younger without going under the knife: Study


August 6th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new approaches to look younger and slow ageing without having to undergo surgical processes.The new process addresses skin laxity by combining soft tissue fillers and ... Read more...

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Cocaine can rot your skin and flesh


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Cocaine contains agents that contribute to low white cell count or dying skin tissue, giving people the appearance of wearing rotting flesh, says a study.Reported by Time.com, the ... Read more...

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Contaminated cocaine can even cause the flash to rot


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is bad news for cocaine addicts. Recent research has indicated that contaminated cocaine can even cause the flesh to rot. And that is not all, ... Read more...

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World’s first full face transplant carried out in Spain


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) The world's first full face transplant has been carried out in Spain, a team of doctors has claimed. The Telegraph Friday reported that the operation took place on a ... Read more...

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Study shows link between vitamin D, skin cancer


March 5th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford and Wayne State University has explained a link between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma, a discovery which could lead scientists to better ... Read more...

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Space-industry technology may help treat breast cancer


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A collaborative study is being conducted to determine if an imaging technique used by NASA to inspect the space shuttle can be used to predict tissue damage often ... Read more...

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Why older people are more prone to skin problems


August 28th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists from University College London have found why older people are prone to cancer and infections of the skin.They have shown that defective immunity in the skin ... Read more...

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Tissue engineering will speed up oral wound healing


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) A gum tissue or gingival substitute, developed by a Dutch research team, helps accelerate wound healing in oral cavity or mouth. "Our results represent a large step forward ... Read more...

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Scientists create ‘’supermice” that can resist cancer and age


November 14th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, Spanish scientists have created a genetically modified supermice that can resist cancer and which age almost half as fast as other mice.The research ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that evaluates tissue slices only micromillimeters thick


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists have created a robot that has the ability to automatically reproduce and evaluate tissue slices only micromillimeters thick.Experts at TIGA, a new high-tech imaging centre at ... Read more...

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Stem cells from hair follicles may help engineer new blood vessels


March 29th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Buffalo have suggested that stem cells derived from hair follicles have the potential to be formed into new blood vessels.The study, led ... Read more...

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National Geographics top 10 dinosaur and fossil find stories of 2007


December 27th, 2007 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 27 (ANI): A news story about the excavation a "mummified" dinosaur in North Dakota remained the biggest hit among National Geographic News readers this year, reports the channels official website. ... Read more...

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Moderate exercise may speed up healing of wounds


November 29th, 2007 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has found that moderate exercise may speed up the time wounds need to heal.The mice model study, conducted by K. Todd Keylock, a professor of ... Read more...

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