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Saturday 23 May, 2015

Russian scientists develop Ebola vaccine

A 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receives a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola vaccine at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. on Sept. 2, 2014.  (Image Credit: NIH/NIAID)

A group of Russian scientists has developed a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus and its trials are due to be completed  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Synthetic molecules that mimic human antibodies

Researchers from Yale University have crafted the first synthetic molecules that have both the targeting and response  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Novel way to control internal body clock

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

By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...