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Thursday 30 July, 2015

Tapeworms fight to control shared host

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If two tapeworms infect the same host and find themselves at cross-purposes, they may actively sabotage each other in a competition to seize control, new research suggests.  More...

New ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method to aid better treatment of disease

MIT researchers engineered liver-like cells that can be infected with several strains of the parasite that causes malaria, including Plasmodium falciparum (top row) and Plasmodium berghei (bottom row). The red stain reveals parasite infection.
Image credit: Sangita Bhatia/MIT

A team of researcher has engineered a ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method that paves the way for better treatments.  More...

Human dispersal and the evolution of languages show strong link

dispersal of phonemes

Geneticists have famously tracked small differences in the human genetic code to trace the evolution and spread of humans out of Africa.  More...

sleep phones Sleep-deprived brain can put you at risk

Sleep deprivation hampers our ability to accurately read facial expressions and can put us at various...

By: Gaulsstin Workshop for kids undergoing cancer treatment

The Delhi Metro museum on Thursday organised a workshop for children undergoing treatment for cancer...

weight loss Have green tea and apple daily for good health

A compound found in green tea and apples can help reduce the risk of heart attacks...

insulin Smart Insulin: turned on when blood sugar levels are too high

For patients with diabetes, insulin is critical to maintaining good health and normal blood-sugar levels....
normal and drought resistant plants

Plants Reprogrammed To Survive Droughts

Crops and other plants are constantly faced with adverse environmental conditions, such as rising temperatures and lessening fresh water supplies..
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Eco-friendly plastic substitute could reduce dependency on fossil fuels: Indian scientists

Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics commonly..
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