Biology
Thursday 26 March, 2015

‘Molecular scissors’ could prevent genetic diseases before conception

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In a study published in the Nature Group journal Scientific Reports, the scientists used ‘molecular scissors’ that can edit the DNA  More...

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A deceased Drosophila melanogaster. Image credit: Institute for Cell Biology, University of Bern
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Researchers create Methuselah fly by selecting best cells

A team of researchers at the University of Bern has managed to considerably prolong the lifespan of flies by activating a  More...

Illumina machines
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Illumina launches new HiSeq instruments

llumina, Inc. today announced it has expanded the world’s most comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) portfolio  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Researchers enlarge brain samples, making them easier to image

A team of researchers from MIT has now taken a novel approach to gaining such high-resolution images  More...

Bar headed goose
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Roller Coaster migratory flights help geese fly across Mount Everest

An international team of scientists studying the migratory biology of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus), during their high  More...

legless, snake like new species
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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New legless, snake-like amphibian discovered in Cambodia

Scientists have discovered a new species of legless amphibian in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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How brain stimulates body to burn ‘bad’ fat

A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the action of two naturally occurring hormones along with brain signals that assist in the shedding of excess fat  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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How the brain maps visual targets

York university researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered how a map in the mid-brain region remembers the location of visual targets even as the eyes follow another object  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Brain chemical makes humans more patient

The brain chemical serotonin that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Bone stem cells may regenerate bones and cartilage

Indian-American researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has identified stem cells that are capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage in bone marrow of mice  More...