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Wednesday 04 March, 2015

Indian researchers developed 16 disaster management drugs

DRDO

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 drug, an anti-nerve gas drug and an anti-toxic gas drug Several radioactive decorporation agents and drugs for anti-cyanide, anti-nerve gas More...

by IANS | Published 2 years ago
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  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)  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  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  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  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  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  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Researchers Reveal the Physiological Role of a Novel Hormone FNDC5/irisin

A research team led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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iPhone app to diagnose thyroid disease

An iPhone and specially-designed image analysis app can diagnose and manage  More...