Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Researchers described a new type of heredity in Paramecia

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Considered as an obsolete theory for many years, the transmission of acquired traits has returned to the forefront of debate Continue reading “Researchers described a new type of heredity in Paramecia” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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This insect wears world’s tiniest 3D glasses!

Have you read about sophisticated hunter insects called praying mantis in textbooks? Now, see them hunting with the world’s tiniest 3D glasses Continue reading “This insect wears world’s tiniest More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Bacterial communication similar to that of humans!

A bacteria can be as sophisticated as humans when it comes to communication as researchers have now found that bacteria communicates in a way that was previously thought to be unique to humans Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Y chromosome was born 180 million years ago: Study

Ever thought even in your wildest dream that a very, very long time ago, the X and Y chromosomes were identical, until the Y started to differentiate from the X in males Continue reading “Y chromosome was More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Ear implant may help regrow auditory nerves: Study

Electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants, which have been commercially available since the 1970s, can be used to regrow auditory nerves in people with severe hearing loss Continue reading “Ear implant More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Vision moves to upper half first: Study

Know where people concentrate their attention at first glance Continue reading “Vision moves to upper half first: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Humans left Africa in two migration waves: Study

In a significant discovery, researchers have found that modern humans may have dispersed in more than one wave of migration out of Africa Continue reading “Humans left Africa in two migration waves: Study” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Genes decide why you can’t tolerate pain

To understand why different individuals have different pain tolerance levels, scientists have discovered four genes that play a vital role in deciding this Continue reading “Genes decide why you can’t More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Strand Life to set up lab for genomics

Leading biotech firm Strand Life Sciences Ltd is setting up a laboratory here for translational research in genomics and personalised medicine Continue reading “Strand Life to set up lab for genomics” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin

In a major breakthrough, scientists have for the first time grown stem cells from a man’s skin using cloning techniques Continue reading “In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin” »  More...