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Leeches can fix torn ear!

Believe it or not! A 19-year-old woman in the US who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches Continue reading “Leeches can fix torn ear!” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Bacteria may produce high-energy missile fuel

In a path-breaking discovery, researchers have engineered a bacterium to synthesise pinene – a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels Continue reading “Bacteria More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Scientists identify four anti-cancer compounds

Four new anti-cancer compounds have shown promise in inhibiting the growth of tumours, according to a new approach Continue reading “Scientists identify four anti-cancer compounds” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Indian cytotron inventor plans to enter US market

After inventing Cytotron to treat cancers, osteoarthritis and multiple sclerosis, Scalene Cybernetics Ltd is now taking this novel device to the US Continue reading “Indian cytotron inventor plans to enter More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 20th, 2011
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Superbugs could make surgery life threatening in future

Deadly drug-resistant superbugs could make surgery life threatening in future as it will be unfeasible to safeguard patients with standard antibiotics Continue reading “Superbugs could make surgery life threatening More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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New drug combo can provoke cancers cells to kill themselves

A team of researchers has found that a novel combination of a specific sugar molecule with a pair of cell-killing drugs prompts a wide variety of cancer cell types to kill themselves Continue reading “New More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Anti-dengue vaccine to be ready in six years: Expert

A vaccine to fight the deadly dengue fever, being developed at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) here Continue reading “Anti-dengue vaccine to be ready in six years: More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 10th, 2011
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UAE to reduce prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs

The UAE health ministry will on Sunday announce reduced prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs Continue reading “UAE to reduce prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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How ‘bionic’ bacteria can help fight disease and global warming

Genetically enhanced bacteria may pave the way for creating new synthetic drugs to help fight disease and manufacturing biofuels to combat global warming Continue reading “How ‘bionic’ bacteria can help More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 19th, 2011
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Online gamers crack AIDS virus puzzle that scientists failed to do

Gamers have deciphered the structure of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that had eluded scientists for more than a decade Continue reading “Online gamers crack AIDS virus puzzle that scientists failed to do” More...