Sunday 21 December, 2014

Pre-Jurasic era fossil of marine reptile found

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A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales. Continue reading “Pre-Jurasic era fossil of marine reptile found” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Lost memories can be restored: Scientists

In a new ray of hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have found that Continue reading “Lost memories can be restored: Scientists” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Short-necked marine reptile discovered in China

A new species of short-necked marine reptile called Hupehsuchia from the Triassic period has been discovered in China. Continue reading “Short-necked marine reptile discovered in China” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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3D Maps Find Loops in Human Genome

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have assembled the first high-resolution, 3D maps of entire folded genomes, Continue reading “3D Maps Find Loops in Human Genome” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Research shows Jaws didn’t kill his cousin

New research suggests our jawed ancestors weren’t responsible for the demise of their jawless cousins as had been assumed. Instead Dr Robert Sansom from The University of Manchester believes rising sea levels More...

Stem cells and precursor cells: Shown is a drawing of a stem cell maturing into one of three types of mature blood cells: red blood cells, platelets, and white blood cells. Precursor cells are also shown: stem cells, myeloid blasts, lymphoid stem cells, and lymphoid blasts. (Credit:NCI)
By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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On-off switch for key stem cell gene found

Biologists at the University of Toronto have discovered an on-off switch for a stem cell gene that is Continue reading “On-off switch for key stem cell gene found” »  More...

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in flight with a fish
By BioNews On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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German Researchers shed light on how birds listen without external ears?

A new study has suggested that birds use their heads to listen to the sounds coming from different angles as they do not have Continue reading “German Researchers shed light on how birds listen without external More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Scientists make stem cell breakthrough

An Australian research team together with international scientists has discovered a new stem cell that can be programmed to become any part of the body. Continue reading “Scientists make stem cell breakthrough” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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Key protein to speed up wound healing

An Indian-origin doctor has discovered the key role a protein related to the immune system plays in healing Continue reading “Key protein to speed up wound healing” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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Brain scan after mild stroke can predict future risk

A brain scan within 24 hours of a mild, non-disabling stroke, can predict when patients will be at the highest risk of Continue reading “Brain scan after mild stroke can predict future risk” »  More...