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Protein pores help us sense hot temperatures

The winter sun feels welcome, but not so the summer sunburn, thanks to proteins on the Continue reading “Protein pores help us sense hot temperatures” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 30th, 2011

Scientists unravel how nose differentiates smell

Scientists have successfully unravelled how the nose — our olfactory organ, with 350 different Continue reading “Scientists unravel how nose differentiates smell” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Microscopic worms could lead mankind’s way to Mars

Scientists believe that Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), a microscopic worm, which is biologically very similar to human beings Continue reading “Microscopic worms could lead mankind’s way to Mars” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 19th, 2011

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...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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...