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Online gamers crack AIDS virus puzzle that scientists failed to do

Gamers have deciphered the structure of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that had eluded scientists for more than a decade  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Now, a ‘reengineered’ antibiotic to kill deadly resistant bacteria

A team of scientists has successfully reengineered an important antibiotic to kill the deadliest antibiotic-resistant bacteria  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Popular muscle-boosting pill does not up blood flow as it claims

A popular nutritional supplement that is marketed with tall claims of boosting muscle strength does not increase blood flow, refuting the alleged supposition and manufacturer”s claims  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Soon, artificial lung that works with air rather than pure oxygen!

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland have designed an artificial lung that uses air instead of pure oxygen as the ventilating gas, as is the case with current man-made lungs, which require More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Molecular therapy promises treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

A molecular technique originally developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was found to benefit people with devastating genetic disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 15th, 2011

Now, a polymer gel to give people their voices back

A team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Medical School, including an Indian-origin researcher, has developed a polymer gel that can mimic the vibrations of human vocal cords  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 1st, 2011

MRI images reveal live spider’s ‘double beating heart’

A new research has shown a possible ‘double beating’ occurring inside the heart of a spider, captured by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs ‘could take us to pre-Penicillin era’

The World Health Organisation has warned that the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs threatens to take us to pre-Penicillin era where even the smallest infection could be deadly  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Study finds secret behind humans’ near-perfect tissue elasticity over a lifetime

Scientists have revealed how evolution has triumphed by giving human tissues their elastic properties that will last a lifetime.  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Synthetic blood gets closer to reality

Scientists have developed particles that closely mirror some of the key properties of red blood cells,  More...