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Corals commit ‘suicide’ as Earth warms

Australian scientists have discovered the molecular mechanism that leads to mass death of corals worldwide as the Earth’s climate changes Continue reading “Corals commit ‘suicide’ as Earth warms” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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Roundworms may harbour secrets of human wound healing

Scientists have claimed that roundworms may be the ideal laboratory model to learn more about the complex processes involved in repairing wounds Continue reading “Roundworms may harbour secrets of human wound More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Eliminating ‘deadbeat’ cells may slow ageing in humans

Eliminating cells that accumulate with age may help to prevent or delay the onset of age-related diseases and disabilities Continue reading “Eliminating ‘deadbeat’ cells may slow ageing in humans” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Calorie intake reduction key to longer life

Consumption of fewer calories can slow down the process of ageing and the development of age-related diseases like cancer and type 2 diabetes can be delayed Continue reading “Calorie intake reduction key to More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Artificial blood to be available for transfusions in a decade

Artificial blood created from stem cells in the lab could be tested on humans within two years and could be available for routine transfusions in a decade Continue reading “Artificial blood to be available More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
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Soon, hormone-inspired pill to make our brains think we’re full

We can trick ourselves into believing we are full even as our stomachs remain empty with the help of just two gut hormones, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has suggested Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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Our last universal common ancestor LUCA more complex than thought

The great-grandparent of all living things, dubbed the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA), was a sophisticated organism after all Continue reading “Our last universal common ancestor LUCA more complex than More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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Deceased Steinmen to remain Nobel Laureate: Nobel foundation

Canadian-born cell biologist Ralph Steinman, who passed away three days before being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Continue reading “Deceased Steinmen to remain Nobel Laureate: Nobel foundation” More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Nobel medicine laureate Steinman dead: Rockefeller University

The US’ Rockefeller University said its Canadian-born cell biologist Ralph Steinman died three days before being awarded the Nobel Prize Monday as the Nobel committee was unaware of his death at the time Continue More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 19th, 2011
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New method can sequence dark matter of life with just one cell

Researchers have developed a new technique to know more about a myriad of microorganisms that are responsible not only for diseases but also for the functioning of the human body Continue reading “New method More...