survival mechanism

Kayani fights to keep army chief’s job: NYT


June 16th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's army chief is fighting to save his position in the face of "seething anger" in the army establishment over the American raid that killed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Depression ‘leaves people tougher, resilient and more creative’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Depression has become something of a modern-day epidemic, with some experts arguing that it can be a positive life-changing experience that leaves people tougher, more resilient and more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer cells’ survival mechanism identified


April 27th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A team of researchers have discovered new details of how cancer cells escape from tumor suppression mechanisms that normally prevent these damaged cells from multiplying.James A. DeCaprio, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some bacteria ‘go to sleep to hide from antibiotics’


April 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by going off the grid and hiding until it is safe to come out again, according to a new study.The study, led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some bugs doze off to outwit antibiotics


April 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Some bacteria go off to "sleep" to prevent themselves from being attacked by antibiotics which can fight only those bugs which are metabolically active.A new research, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Less fit marathoners prone to heart damage for 3 months after race


October 25th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation has found that the magnitude of abnormal heart segments was more widespread and significant in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s why we dream


July 15th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Scientists may have finally uncovered why we dream - it could be a crucial tool for sorting and filing information and discarding mental trash, says an Australian researcher."One ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mammoths enjoyed eating their own poo


June 9th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, June 9 (ANI): Scientists have again found evidence that mammoths used to munch their own leavings - which they call 'coprophagy'.A team led by Bas van Geel of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug murders cancer cells


April 8th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have come up with a powerful new strategy for treating cancer.Cancer cells grow so fast that they can outstrip their blood supply, leaving them ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drew Brees: Short Height, Superb Gameplay


February 7th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 31-year-old Drew Brees does not have the one aspect every NFL player is associated with. Height. At just over six feet, the quarterback is said to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Red blood cells infected with malaria become stiffer


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Red blood cells (RBC) infected with malaria become 10 times stiffer and stickier than normal ones in later stages, says a new study. They also tend to affect ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Drug ‘can shrink lung cancer tumours’


November 11th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Scientists from the Imperial College of London have found a promising drug for the treatment of an aggressive form of lung cancer.The drug eliminated small cell lung cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, fruit flies too learn from experienced females


September 17th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Like humans, novice fruit flies tend to learn from their more experienced counterparts i.e. mated fruit flies, say researchers.While looking for the evolutionary roots of social learning in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz scientists make breakthrough in malaria treatment


February 4th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Australian scientists have made a major breakthrough in the global fight against malaria.Monash University researchers have been able to deactivate the final stage of the malaria parasite''s ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tumour suppressing gene key to ovarian cancer regeneration


January 3rd, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) A single tumour-suppressing gene is a key to unravel how dormant ovarian cancer cells that persist after initial treatment, to reawaken years later, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian researchers identify new drug targets for TB


May 7th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Indian researchers from University of Hyderabad have identified an iron transport mechanism of TB causing bacteria, which can be a potential target for developing drugs for treating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sir Salman Rushdie: Embracing Islam was all a pretence


April 6th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Award-winning novelist Salman Rushdie has confessed that he pretended to embrace Islam hoping that it would reduce the threat of Muslims acting on the fatwa to kill ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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