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Saturday, 22 July 2017

Science News

  • Nanoparticles for treating eye infections

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2017

    Scientists at the Hyderabad-based CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) have developed a novel way to treat fungal keratitis. Keratitis is the inflammation of the eye, ...Read more

  • A new hope for blood cancer from IISc

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2017

    A group of scientists at the Indian Institute of Science has a found a new compound that effectively kills leukemic cancer cells. The new compound has been found to be most effective in le...Read more

  • Nanoparticles to make leaky vessels

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2017

    Scientists at Rice University in Texas have discovered that it may be possible to selectively open gaps in blood vessels just enough to let large molecules through and then close them again...Read more

  • Potential solution for cancer related bone pain

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    Saint Louis University researchers have discovered a key molecular pathway that drives cancer-related bone pain while providing a potential solution with a drug that already is on the marke...Read more

  • 3D heart tissue created for drug testing

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of A*STAR Singapore have engineered a three-dimensional heart tissue from human stem cells to test the safety and efficacy ...Read more

  • Novel way to track dengue infection

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    A team from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has found a new use for an 'old' technology in the field of infectious diseases research. Using positron...Read more

  • A wireless pacemaker introduced

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2017

    A wireless, battery-less pacemaker that can be implanted directly into a patient's heart has been designed by researchers from Rice University and their colleagues at the Texas Heart Instit...Read more

  • Gene editing technology for Parkinson’s disease

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2017

    A team of researchers at the University of Central Florida is using breakthrough gene-editing technology to develop a new screening tool for Parkinson's disease, a debilitating degenerative...Read more

  • A promising ovarian cancer treatment

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2017

    A team of scientists, one of them of Indian origin, has developed a new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer that shrinks tumours without causing any side effects. Researchers believe the...Read more

  • A new approach to drug development

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    A research team at the University of Redlands, California has advanced a new approach to a critical process in pharmaceutical drug development that could reduce the time and cost of bringin...Read more

  • Gene therapy to protect from allergies

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    A single treatment giving life-long protection from severe allergies such as asthma could be made possible by an immunology research conducted at the University of Queensland. The main cha...Read more

  • A tissue scanner for Psoriasis patients

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2017

    A newly developed tissue scanner by a team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich allows looking under the skin of psoriasis patients. This provides clinically relevant info...Read more

  • New technique for easier cervical cancer screening

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2017

    Duke University researchers have developed a handheld device for cervical cancer screening that promises to do away with uncomfortable speculums and high-cost colposcopes. The "pocket colp...Read more

  • ICGEB scientists identify key enzyme for biofuel production in fungal gene

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2017

    Scientists at New Delhi-based International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) have peered into a fungal gene to identify enzymes that break down cellulose into simple...Read more

  • New plasmonic sensor for early cancer detection

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2017

    A new plasmonic sensor developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will serve as a reliable early detection of biomarkers for many forms of cancer and eventua...Read more

  • A lightning-fast flu virus detector

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2017

    Researchers have developed a new, rapid biosensor for the early detection of even tiny concentrations of the human influenza A (H1N1) virus. Such early-stage diagnosis is crucial for averti...Read more

  • New biomarkers for predicting diabetic retinopathy

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2017

    Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the late complications of diabetes and usually it affects people who have had diabetes for considerably longer duration. Research from the Madras Diabete...Read more

  • Scientists identify 40 genes that shed light on biology of intelligence

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2017

    Researchers have made a major advance in understanding the genetic underpinnings of intelligence by uncovering 52 genes of the trait, 40 of which are new discoveries.They also found that ma...Read more





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