Thursday 18 December, 2014

Robotic prosthetic limbs make life easier for amputees

First, there were prosthetic limbs that helped only to a certain extent. Now, in a quantum lead forward, there are robotic prosthetic limbs that look absolutely normal Continue reading “Robotic prosthetic limbs make life easier for amputees” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Coming, bio-engineered trees that produce paper

In a breakthrough for pulp and paper industry and environment lovers alike, researchers have genetically engineered trees Continue reading “Coming, bio-engineered trees that produce paper” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Bioengineered Kidney successfully transplanted into rat, produces urine

Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals. In their report, More...

By ANI On Monday, October 8th, 2012

New powerful magnets can force cancer cells to `commit suicide`

Researchers have come up with a potent new cancer-buster that uses a powerful Continue reading “New powerful magnets can force cancer cells to `commit suicide`” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
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New laser technology `seeks and destroys` cancerous tumours

University of Tennessee Space Institute researchers have harnessed the power of lasers to find, map and non-invasively destruct cancerous tumours Continue reading “New laser technology `seeks and destroys` More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Engineering tech sheds new light on eating habits of giant dinosaurs

High-tech technology, that is generally used to design racing cars and aeroplanes, has helped researchers understand how plant-eating dinosaurs fed 150 million years ago Continue reading “Engineering tech More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Lab-engineered muscle implants restore function in mice

Exercise is a key step in building a muscle-like implant in the lab with the potential to repair muscle damage from injury or disease Continue reading “Lab-engineered muscle implants restore function in mice” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Silk stabilizers may eliminate need for refrigeration of vaccines and antibiotics

Researchers have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit Continue reading “Silk stabilizers may More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Now, world’s fastest camera to detect `rogue` cancer cells

Engineers have developed a new optical microscope that could make the tough task of distinguishing and isolating rare cells from among a large population of assorted cells Continue reading “Now, world’s More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012

Single cancer cell can produce up to 5 daughter cells

During the process of mammalian cell division, or mitosis, a mother cell divides equally into two daughter cells Continue reading “Single cancer cell can produce up to 5 daughter cells” »  More...