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Saturday, 22 July 2017

Science News

  • New chlamydia drug targets discovered

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators at the University of British Columbia have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts wit...Read more

  • New technique for reducing blood sugar levels

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create ...Read more

  • Metabolic markers to diagnose typhoid fever

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Researchers at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam have identified a metabolite 'signature' that can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing tropical dise...Read more

  • Researchers shed new light on influenza detection

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have discovered a way to make influenza visible to the naked eye. By engineering dye molecules to target a specific enzyme of the virus, the tea...Read more

  • A unique enzyme for gluten-sensitive patients

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Örebro, Sweden have found that taking an enzyme tablet while consuming foods containing gluten prevents a significant amount of it from entering the sm...Read more

  • A molecular slingshot created for shooting drugs

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    An international team of researchers from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the University of Montreal has reported the design and synthesis of a nanoscale molecular slingshot made of ...Read more

  • Water based gel for healing burn injuries

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Indian researchers have developed an ointment derived from wood that can speed up healing of burn injuries, check infection and preclude the need for repeated dressings. The starting point...Read more

  • Optical spectroscopy for assessing kidney function

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    A new technique developed by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab promises to improve accuracy and lower costs of real-time assessment of kidney function. It explores the use of ...Read more

  • Bacterial drug resistance can be reversed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    Indian researchers have unravelled the mechanism by which hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas produced by bacteria protects them from antibiotics and plays a key role in helping bacteria develop dr...Read more

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • First synthetic retina for the visually impaired created

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, all artificial retinal research has used only rigid...Read more

  • New microscopic technique to detect metastatic melanomas

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Missouri Columbia have devised a new tool to detect and analyze single melanoma cells that are more representative of the skin cancers developed by most pat...Read more

  • Frog substance shown to kill human flu viruses

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    According to a recent research led by Joshy Jacob of Emory University with a team at the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in Poojapura have confirmed that a compound in the s...Read more

  • New blood test to predict benefits of prostate cancer treatment

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 04 May, 2017

    A new blood test could predict which men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new targeted treatments for the disease. Researchers were able to detect tumour DNA in men's blood an...Read more

  • Simple blood tests for improving hypertension treatment

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 03 May, 2017

    Using two simple blood tests, Western University researchers were able to drastically improve treatment for resistant hypertension across three sites in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. By...Read more

  • Stereotactic radiation highly effective for kidney cancer

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 03 May, 2017

    New research at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Kidney Cancer Program of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center showed that treating metastatic kidney cancer with an advan...Read more

  • A new drug for diabetes

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Indian scientists have found that a plant-derived substance called chalcone can be used to make an effective anti-diabetic drug. Chalcone, which is ubiquitously found in many plants, improv...Read more

  • Success in 3-D bioprinting of cartilage

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    A team of researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in th...Read more





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