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Study of sea squirt may help prevent rejection of transplanted organs


April 17th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Scientists at UC Santa Barbara has indicated studies of the small sea squirt may ultimately help solve the problem of rejection of organ and bone marrow transplants in ... Read more...

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Arthritis drug could help treat skin cancer


March 24th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of East Anglia (UEA) and Children's Hospital Boston have made a breakthrough discovery that promises an effective new treatment for one of the deadliest forms ... Read more...

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Brain molecule found to protect against epileptic seizures


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A new Brown University study has found that molecule putrescine present in the brain an epileptic seizure actually protect against them hours later.The scientists have found that putrescine ... Read more...

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Designing tough robos? Let them grow as humans do


January 21st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In a new study, a University of Vermont robotics expert explains that the process of building a robust robot should start right from being a baby, just as ... Read more...

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Frogs’ faces give clues to special secret of their evolutionary success


January 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) analyse why frogs are the champions of evolution."In terms of numbers frogs are superior to all ... Read more...

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Sodium plays key role in initiating regenerative response after injury


September 29th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Sodium, which gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease, also plays a key role in initiating a regenerative response after severe injury, say scientists.Biologists ... Read more...

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Pak flood victims supplied drinking water containing tadpoles at relief camp


August 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.21 (ANI): The dreadful condition under which flood affected people in relief camps in Pakistan's Sindh province are being forced to live has come to light with reports of tadpoles being ... Read more...

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Inflatable Female Cane Toads Have Freedom To Choose The Best Mate


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that female cane toads can inflate their bodies to avoid unsuitable male suitors. The researchers from Australia confirmed the findings on ... Read more...

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How ‘frog architects’ build floating foam nests


January 31st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 31 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found out that frogs perform the architectural feat of building floating foam nests using a meticulously timed, three-stage construction process. Tungara frogs, ... Read more...

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New aquatic fungus pushing amphibians on road to extinction


November 24th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that a new aquatic fungus is threatening to make many amphibians like frogs and toads extinct.According to a report in Microbiology Today, the fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ... Read more...

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‘Holy Grail’ of regenerative medicine found?


November 4th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study of zebrafish has put scientists in the U.S. a step closer to unravelling the mechanism behind body part regeneration, a power possessed by some animals ... Read more...

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Scientists develop potentially safer general anaesthetic


July 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A novel general anaesthetic developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physicians may be safer for critically ill patients, says a report.Published in the journal Anesthesiology, the article ... Read more...

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The curious case of missing frogs’ legs solved


June 29th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): A team of scientists has claimed to have solved the curious case of the missing legs in many frogs, by suggesting that the deformed frogs are actually victims ... Read more...

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It’s raining tadpoles in coastal region of Japan!


June 10th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 10 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a coastal region of Japan reportedly had tadpoles raining on them from the sky.The incident, in central Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture, has left residents, officials ... Read more...

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Tadpoles could help fight cancer


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): The humble tadpole could provide the key to developing anti-skin cancer drugs, say researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The scientists have identified a compound which, ... Read more...

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Frogs can learn the scent of danger before they hatch


December 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A new research has revealed that frogs can learn the scent of danger before they hatch, which gives tadpoles a head start in evading predators.According to a ... Read more...

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Hypoallergenic cat tops Wired News list of new organisms of 2007


December 31st, 2007 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A hypoallergenic cat called Ashera GD has topped science journal Wired News New Organism of 2007 list.The cat created by Lifestyle Pets has been genetically engineered to ... Read more...

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Toads jump on to the cross mating bandwagon


November 14th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
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An “eye in a dish” comes closer to reality


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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