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Sensor ‘could protect first responders against chemical hazards’

A team of researchers have suggested that a new kind of sensor could warn emergency workers when carbon filters in the respirators Continue reading “Sensor ‘could protect first responders against chemical hazards’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Tropical blueberry is the ultimate super fruit

A new study has suggested that some of the blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America are extreme super fruits Continue reading “Tropical blueberry is the ultimate super fruit” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Scorpion venom-injected pesticide could protect plants from bugs!

Scientists have uncovered new ways to use scorpion venom to protect plants from bugs Continue reading “Scorpion venom-injected pesticide could protect plants from bugs!” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Now, detect acute pancreatitis faster and cheaper with a biosensor!

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new test to diagnose acute pancreatitis, which gives results much faster than existing tests Continue reading “Now, detect acute pancreatitis More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 16th, 2011
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Safer and more effective treatment for parasitic infections closer to reality

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London, have uncovered the mechanisms behind a drug used to treat infections caused by trypanosome parasites Continue reading “Safer and more effective treatment for More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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‘On-off’ switch for key ”factor” in heart disease, cancer identified

A cellular ‘on-off’ switch that may have implications for treating cardiovascular disease and cancer has been identified by scientists at the University of Hull Continue reading “‘On-off’ switch for More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Physical activity may prevent stress on telomeres

Psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres – the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes Continue reading “Physical activity may prevent stress on telomeres” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 28th, 2011
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Virus that piggybacks on AIDS virus to beat disease developed

Biochemists from UC San Diego and UCLA have engineered virus–like particles that could slow the spread of HIV Continue reading “Virus that piggybacks on AIDS virus to beat disease developed” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 24th, 2011
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Renewable petroleum one step closer to reality

Scientists are a key step closer to making renewable petroleum fuels using bacteria, sunlight and dioxide Continue reading “Renewable petroleum one step closer to reality” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
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Novel method might help block for tumour growth

Combining two experimental anticancer peptide agents might simultaneously block formation of new Continue reading “Novel method might help block for tumour growth” »  More...