Berlin, Nov. 24
Early modern humans inherited an ‘immune gene’ from Neanderthals that greatly improved our immune systems, scientists say.
A research group at Bonn University and international collaborat...
Mumbai, Oct. 1
Drug-maker Sun Pharmaceutical and US-based Intrexon Corporation have entered into an alliance to develop controllable gene-based therapies for the treatment of eye-related diseases that cause part...
Hyderabad, Aug. 18
Early detection of chronic pancreatitis, an ailment prevalent in India, and new methods of treatment based on genetic screening can become a reality within a couple of years.
In a signifi...
Washington, Aug 9
Researchers have designed a novel robot-arm system that reaches deep into the brain to remove fatal clots using steerable needles.
The new image-guided surgical system being developed by...
London, July 21
Bright lights make people more honest, altruistic and ethical, and less selfish, a new study has claimed.
Researchers conducted various experiments and found that people in a brightly lit...
London, Jun 17
Scientists have made a stem cell breakthrough that could make it possible to treat diabetics with an annual insulin jab, eliminating the need for painful daily injections.The new technique...
London, May 28
The offspring of parents who live to a ripe old age are more likely to live longer themselves, and are less prone to cancer and other common diseases associated with ageing, scientists, including...
New Delhi, May 14
Hyderabad, Nov. 15
Hyderabad will host the ninth Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences (APSCI 2013). The three-day meet will begin on November 26. APSCI president Mohan Kameswara...
Hyderabad, Oct. 12
A molecular analysis of three major tribal populations of Chakma, Marma and Tripura living in the Chittagong Hill Tract of Bangladesh shows they have mainland Indian ancestry.
From a shopping mall in New Jersey to the farm fields of India, experiments show that poverty saps people’s brainpower and may lower IQ by 13 points, scientists said.
The findings in the...
Washington, Aug 11
Woman’s best friend! Researchers have trained dogs to sniff out the signature chemical compound that indicates the presence of ovarian cancer with 100 per cent accuracy.
Ohlin Frank, a tr...
Houston, Aug 6
Although it is rare, men too can get breast cancer and cases are on the rise, according to a study.Researchers at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center report on the survey of...
Singapore, July 18
Scientists have discovered a new class of white blood cells in human lung and gut tissues that play a critical role as the first line of defence against harmful fungal and bacterial infections.
Beijing, Jun 4
In a shocking discovery, a 66-year-old “apparently” male patient in Hong Kong found himself to be a woman when he went to a hospital seeking treatment for abdominal swelling.Doctors found t...
Melbourne, May 27
Breastfeeding is not only good for the baby, it also has health benefits for moms!Breastfeeding lowers a mother’s odds of developing high blood pressure even decades later, a new study has...
Washington May 5
In a good news for diabetes patients, researchers have developed a smart network of nano-particles that can be injected into the body to release insulin when blood-sugar levels rise.