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Saturday 18 November, 2017

‘Virtual reality therapy improving lives of stroke survivors’

Stroke survivors might soon be able to go online to find a system to help improve their memories with virtual reality technology developed by New Zealand scientists  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 years ago
telomere ageing
By BioNews On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Scientists find way to slow cell ageing

In a bid to find a longer, healthier life, scientists have developed a new treatment to extend telomeres — protective “end caps” for chromosomes that help keep DNA healthy — to slow the process More...

glycoprotein genetic disease
By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Researchers provide new insights into a rare genetic disease

Recently, a grassroots effort initiated by families and clinicians led to the discovery of a human genetic disorder  More...

Brain size genes found
By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Reserachers discover genes that shape the brain

In a significant finding, an international team of scientists has discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain.  More...

climate change and language
By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Climate affects development of human speech

Finding a correlation between climate and the evolution of language, researchers say that languages with complex tones are  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand

Finding a new co-relationship between sleep and memory, a new study on flies has discovered that sleep, memory and learning are deeply connected.  More...

By BioNews On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Sleeping on stomach ups risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Research shows that those who suffer from epilepsy and sleep on their stomach may be at higher risk of sudden unexpected death, drawing a parallel to sudden infant death syndrome in babies  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Researchers unravel the mechanisms underlying ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

By now, most everyone has seen videos all over social media of friends and family dousing themselves in ice cold water as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  More...

Endangered chimps
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Endangered chimpanzee can disappear in our lifetime

Climate change has threatened the population of the planet’s most endangered chimpanzee sub-species, researchers report.  More...

men women brain
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Men and Women Process Emotions Differently

Women rate emotional images as more emotionally stimulating than men do and are more likely to remember them.  More...