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Monday 26 January, 2015

Novel way to control internal body clock

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The discovery of a small molecule that controls internal body clock can help manage circadian rhythm and treat  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Novel trap to kill bedbugs forever

Biologists from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia have developed the first effective  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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Making the most of a shitty situation – What the “fecal prints” of microbes can tell us about Earth’s evolution

Everything that eats must excrete, and microbes are no exception.  More...

Changing membrane pore size by oxidation and reduction (Image Credit: University of Twente)
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Dutch Researchers Develop Smart Membranes

The pore size of the smart membranes can be adjusted from the outside: this is very attractive in applications like  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Molecule identified to fight oxidative stress

Investigators at the University of Missouri, US have discovered a molecule that treats oxidative stress  More...

This image, called the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF), combines Hubble observations taken over the past decade of a small patch of sky in the constellation of Fornax. With a total of over two million seconds of exposure time, it is the deepest image of the Universe ever made, combining data from previous images including the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (taken in 2002 and 2003) and Hubble Ultra Deep Field Infrared (2009). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team
By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Scientists decode the atmosphere’s ‘detergent’

A team from the University of Pennsylvania has identified an important intermediate molecule and tracked its transformation to hydroxyl radicals  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Even low level of arsenic exposure not safe: Study

Researchers in the US have found that even a very low exposure to arsenic can cause cancer in humans, “raising the possibility that no level of arsenic appears to be safe”  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Soon, an anti-depressant without side effects

In a ray of hope for people suffering from depression, researchers have identified a compound that may treat depression just as effectively as the psychoactive drug ketamine  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Single drug soon to cure high cholesterol, breast cancer

There may soon be a drug that could lower your cholesterol levels and also treat breast cancer. Researchers have shown that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule can also kill cancerous More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Chemists trio win top Spanish award

Chemists Avelino Corma Canos of Spain and Mark E. Davis and Galen D.Stucky of the US will share the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research  More...