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Wednesday 06 May, 2015

Body rebuilding in mice brings new hope for major muscle trauma patients

Scientists have regenerated functional muscle tissue in mice, which may open the door for a new clinical therapy to treat people who suffer major muscle trauma  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Zinc Oxide used in consumer products linked to cancer

Zinc Oxide, a chemical commonly used in consumer products can potentially cause cancer, a new study has suggested  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Soon, insect cyborgs may monitor hazardous environments

Scientists are finding ways to use insects to monitor hazardous situations before sending in humans  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Soon, read emails and text messages with contact lenses!

Scientists claim that contact lens could help read emails and text messages, when connected to the Internet  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Now, engineered drug-secreting blood vessels to combat anaemia

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston have created blood vessels from genetically engineered cells that could secrete drug on demand directly into the bloodstream to combat anaemia  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011

New technique grows body parts in a jar using ‘special plastic’

Scientists in a London laboratory have developed a breakthrough technique for growing replacement organs, promising hope for people in desperate need of an organ transplant  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011

Now, use your phone to measure your heart rhythm, respiration, pulse rate

A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has turned a smartphone into a sophisticated monitoring app that can capture and transmit vital physiological data  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011

Artificial photosynthesis breakthrough makes CO2-turned fuel a reality

American scientists have overcome a major obstacle in efforts to use CO2 emissions to produce liquid fuel  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011

The smart phone as diagnostic tool

Inspired by an iPhone application that also monitors heartbeats, a researcher is now tweaking the smart phone to act as a cutting-edge diagnostic tool  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Old muscles reprogrammed into newer ones to fight degeneration

A new study has suggested that old muscles can be turned into newer ones, which will not only fight degeneration but also help repair damaged tissue  More...