Saturday, 22 July 2017

Science News

  • Administration of intranasal insulin may regulate hunger sensation, says a new study

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2017

    A key role is played by insulin in the eating behavior and the subjective feeling of hunger. It was previously known that insulin acts on the regions of hypothalamus. However, scientists ha...Read more

  • Scientists successfully erase different types of memories in the same neuron of Aplysia

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2017

    Findings by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and McGill University suggest that it may be possible to develop drugs to delete memories that trigger anxiety and post-...Read more

  • Researchers develop a safer CRISPR technique

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2017

    Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin took an important step toward safer gene-editing cures for life-threatening disorders, from cancer to HIV to Huntington's disease, by devel...Read more

  • Disposable patch for delivering vaccines

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Jun, 2017

    Vaccines delivered via a disposable patch could one day eliminate the need for needle-and-syringe flu injections. The research team at Georgia Tech, and a spin-off company called Micron Bi...Read more

  • Researchers identify possible treatment for gonorrhea

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Oregon State University have identified a possible new treatment for gonorrhea, using a peptide that thwarts the infection-causing bacterium by interfering with an enzyme...Read more

  • Pune researchers develop a new drug delivery system

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune have successfully developed a novel cancer drug delivery system using graphene oxide nanoparticles. The re...Read more

  • Novel enzyme technology developed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jun, 2017

    A research team led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has developed a novel enzyme technology that pre...Read more

  • Drug pairing for combating infections

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed a rapid screening method to identify beneficial pairs of existing FDA-approved drugs to combat multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial i...Read more

  • Potential drug treatment for Hepatitis B

    Science |  News | 1 Comment | 21 Jun, 2017

    A major new insight into how hepatitis B virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide. The team at the Univer...Read more

  • Nano material for promoting bone growth

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2017

    Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial for stimulating bone regeneration and it could become the method surgeons prefer. In the new nanomaterial, sugars ...Read more

  • Miniature eyes created from stem cells

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Hyderabad-based LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) have successfully grown miniature eye-like organs that closely resemble the developing eyes of an early-stage embryo. The ...Read more

  • Indian engineer invents wearable alcohol sensor

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2017

    Electrical engineers at the University of South Florida are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Worn like a watch, this sensor picks up vapors from the s...Read more

  • Novel compound developed for fighting cancer

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2017

    A novel organic compound synthesised by a group of scientists from University of Madras, IIT Madras and Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, has shown it can inhibit the growth of cancer ce...Read more

  • Next Gen therapy for multiple sclerosis

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Maryland are using quantum dots that are tiny semiconductor particles commonly used in nanotechnology, to decipher the features needed to design specific an...Read more

  • Cartilage tissue created in the lab

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2017

    Biomedical engineers at the University of California, Davis, have created a lab-grown tissue similar to natural cartilage by giving it a bit of a stretch. The tissue, grown under tension bu...Read more

  • New technology for testing multiple blood borne pathogens

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2017

    The new open array system, designed at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the FDA in the US, offers simultaneous detection of multiple viruses, bacteria, and protozoan ...Read more

  • A device for diagnosing genetic diseases

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais at Brazil have developed a simple and intuitive open-source software tool that could help doctors analyse patients' genetic data in order...Read more

  • Biosensors developed for detecting dengue

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2017

    Brazilian scientists at the Federal University of Paraná have developed a biosensor that can quickly detect dengue and could help create a cheap tool to diagnose the painful mosquito...Read more

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