Thursday 27 November, 2014

Erase, restore memories at your will soon

Mouse neurons mapped by Jeff Lichtman

Imagine this – removing a bad memory or reactivating a good memory may be done at flick of the finger or the click of a mouse Continue reading “Erase, restore memories at your will soon” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Mice genes tweaked to sniff out explosives

Scientists are genetically tweaking mice to sniff out explosives and save lives in war zones. Continue reading “Mice genes tweaked to sniff out explosives” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Greenpeace demands suspension of GM crop trials in India

Environment group Greenpeace Monday demanded suspension of ongoing genetically modified (GM) Continue reading “Greenpeace demands suspension of GM crop trials in India” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 11th, 2011
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Gene therapy to get a boost with genetically engineered spider silk

A new study has suggested that genetically engineered spider silk might boost the therapeutic usage of genes in everyday medicine Continue reading “Gene therapy to get a boost with genetically engineered spider More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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Now, a dog that glows in the dark

South Korean scientists have created a dog that glows fluorescent green under ultraviolet light after antibiotic Continue reading “Now, a dog that glows in the dark” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
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UK scientists slammed for secretly growing human-animal hybrid embryos

It has emerged that scientists have been growing more than 150 human-animal hybrid embryos in secret for the last three years in British laboratories Continue reading “UK scientists slammed for secretly growing More...

By BioNews On Saturday, May 21st, 2011
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Gene-modified cells could protect against chemotherapy’s toxic effects

The usual doses of chemotherapy drugs can cause serious toxic effects in quickly dividing tissues such as the bone marrow Continue reading “Gene-modified cells could protect against chemotherapy’s toxic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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Genetic variants linked to caffeine intake discovered

Researchers have discovered two genes in which variation affects intake of caffeine, the most widely consumed stimulant in the world Continue reading “Genetic variants linked to caffeine intake discovered” More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
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GM cows produce ‘human’ breast milk

Scientists have created genetically modified cattle that produce “human” milk in a bid to make cows’ milk Continue reading “GM cows produce ‘human’ breast milk” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 1st, 2011
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Scientists identify long lost cousin of T. rex in China

Scientists have identified a new species of gigantic theropod dinosaur, said to be a close relative of T. rex, from fossil skull and jawbones discovered in China Continue reading “Scientists identify long More...