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Toxic dump poisons water in Italy

Water contaminated from an illegal toxic dump has been distributed over the course of years to residents of a large area in central Italy Continue reading “Toxic dump poisons water in Italy” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Scientists discover clean method to produce methanol

Researchers have discovered a potentially clean and inexpensive way to convert carbon dioxide to methanol Continue reading “Scientists discover clean method to produce methanol” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Indian researchers developed 16 disaster management drugs

Preparing to deal with any future chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents, Indian scientists have devised 16 drugs that can be used for disaster management. These include an anti-cyanide More...

Benjamin F. Cravatt, PhD (right), is chairman of the Department of Chemical Physiology, professor in the Dorris Neuroscience Center and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at The Scripps Research Institute. Ken Hsu, PhD (left), is a Hewitt Foundation postdoctoral researcher in the Cravatt laboratory. (Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.)
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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New Inhibitors of Elusive Enzymes Promise to Be Valuable Scientific Tools

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered the first selective inhibitors Continue reading “New Inhibitors of Elusive Enzymes Promise to Be Valuable Scientific Tools” »  More...

This diagram illustrates the effect of phase on the chemical reactivity of adipic acid. (Image courtesy of Kuwata Mikinori.)
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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Jelly-like atmospheric particles resist chemical aging

Atmospheric chemists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Continue reading “Jelly-like atmospheric particles resist chemical aging” »  More...

Venn diagrams showing overlap of genes significantly regulated in liver, muscle and adipose tissue of FGF21-transgenic (Tg) vs wild-type (WT) mice. Image credit - eLife.
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Study shows starvation hormone increases lifespan in mice

A team of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center, showed that a secreting hormone involved in response to Continue reading “Study shows starvation hormone increases lifespan in mice” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Lefkowitz, Kobilka share 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for studies of G-protein–coupled receptors

Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka, both from universities in the US, won the Continue reading “Lefkowitz, Kobilka share 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for studies of G-protein–coupled receptors” More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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Roche challenges relief granted to Cipla in high court

Swiss drug company Hoffmann-La Roche Monday challenged the relief awarded by a single judge Continue reading “Roche challenges relief granted to Cipla in high court” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Animal cell shots could rid you of double chin?

Dieters could lose their double chins and spare tyres by getting shots of modified heat Continue reading “Animal cell shots could rid you of double chin?” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Zinc deficiency erodes immune system

American scientists have uncovered a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency develops with age eroding the immune system Continue reading “Zinc deficiency erodes immune system” »  More...