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Saturday 18 November, 2017

Loneliness impacts DNA repair: The long and the short of telomeres

Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna examined the telomere length of captive African grey parrots.  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Some long non-coding RNAs are conventional after all

Researchers have come full circle and predicted that some long non-coding RNAs can give rise to small proteins that have biological  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Beware! Anti-aging hormones may have opposite effect

Do you take anti-aging pills or injections in a quest to replenish youthful hormones to immortalise yourself  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 7th, 2013

2 Americans and a German win 2013 Nobel medicine prize

The 2013 Nobel Prize honours three scientists who have solved the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport system. Each cell is a factory that produces and exports molecules. For instance, insulin is manufactured More...

By IANS On Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Researchers converted bad fat to good fat

Scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other. Their work, using mice as a model organism, provides More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Scientists determine how hepatitis B&D enter liver cells

Liver diseases related to the human hepatitis B virus (HBV) kill about 1 million people every year  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Cells control energy metabolism via hedgehog signalling pathway

Scientists discover novel diabetes and obesity therapy, and potential  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Researchers Discover Regenerated Lizard Tails Are Different From Originals

Just because a lizard can grow back its tail, doesn’t mean it will be exactly the same  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Scientists Find Missing Link Between Players in the Epigenetic Code

Over the last two decades, scientists have come to understand that the genetic code held within DNA  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Scientists find way of reversing muscle waste in attempt to combat ageing

A key factor which slows down muscle repair during ageing can also be reversed  More...