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Scientists Develop new Test that can Detect All Viruses

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An illustration depicting the three basic types of viruses. (Wadsworth Thomson Learning) Thanks to a newly developed test, doctors can now diagnose virtually any virus known to infect people and animals, researchers say. There are thousands of viruses known to cause illness in people and animals. The sheer quantity of the viruses makes their diagnosis very difficult and time-consuming as it involves... 

Paralyzed man with injured spinal cord walks by brainpower

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A waist-down paralyzed man regained his ability to walk after neurosurgeons connected his brain’s waves to his knees’ neurons. A man with the paralysis of the lower body has regained the power to walk after his brain signals were transmitted artificially to the receptor neurons of his legs. The 26-year-old American, who picked up a spinal cord injury (SCI) in a motorbike accident about five years... 

Some Earth Creatures Already Live Eternal Life

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Hydra is a genus of small, simple, fresh-water animals that possess radial symmetry. Hydra are predatory animals belonging to the phylum Cnidaria and the class Hydrozoa. They can be found in most unpolluted fresh-water ponds, lakes, and streams in the temperate and tropical regions and can be found by gently sweeping a collecting net through weedy areas. They are multicellular organisms which are... 

Russian scientists to clone extinct animals

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Russian scientists will study remnants of the fossil animals and their DNA. A special scientific laboratory has been opened for this purpose in Yakutsk. Semen Grigoryev, Director of the mammoth museum in Yakutsk claimed that it’s the only scientific centre in Russia, where there will be held systematic biotech researches of the paleontological samples. According to him, the bodies are best preserved... 

Researchers invent Brain Booster drug that makes you Super Smart

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A stimulant drug successfully used to help people with sleep disorders stay awake can boost cognitive functions in healthy people, according to a new study. The ‘smart pill’ has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Researchers reviewed 24 studies on the drug modafinil which were carried out between 1990 and 2015 and found that it appeared to improve cognitive function. Some of the... 

Cancerous cells turned back healthy by American scientists

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Cancer cells are seen with an electron microscope. American scientists from Florida have discovered a process to turn cancer cells back into normal cells by restoring the balance of key molecules controlling specific cellular functions. A group of researchers from the Mayo Clinic carried out the research published in the journal Nature: Cell Biology on Monday. Utilizing the new method in laboratory... 

US Scientists discover Obesity Gene and it can be "Turned Off"

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Researchers have managed to identify a generic ‘console’ that makes some people more prone to obesity. But this ‘console’ can be switched off. So those who enjoy a Big Mac and sitting in front of TV instead of working out can lose weight while asleep. The so-called FTO region that “harbors the strongest genetic association with obesity” was identified in the study conducted by scientists... 

UK MoD Released Deadly Bacteria on London Tube

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Chemical warfare was trialed on British military personnel and potentially lethal biological agents were unleashed on an unsuspecting public as part of Ministry of Defense (MOD) experiments carried out over fifty years, a shocking new book reveals. In his latest work, entitled ‘Secret Science: A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments,’ University of Kent historian Ulf Schmidt presents... 

Mechanism that allows melatonin to combat cancer cells discovered

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A research team from the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra (UC) in Portugal has discovered how melatonin may fight cancer cells, responsible for the development of cancer. Melatonin is a hormone whose characteristics allow it to reach any cell, adjust the sleep-wake cycle, maintain a healthy aging process and regulate the immune system. The results, as published... 

Innovative therapy in the treatment of various cancers discovered in Portugal

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Molecule patented by the University of Coimbra for innovative therapy in the treatment of various types of cancer reveals the desired efficacy Various studies and experiments conducted on mice, between 2011 and 2014, have proven the effectiveness of the molecule Redaporfin, discovery of the Universidade de Coimbra (UC) for treating various types of cancer by photodynamic therapy, an innovative therapy... 

Accidental discovery of blood, collagen in dinosaur bones could rewrite textbooks

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An amazing discovery could rewrite textbooks, after a paleontologist accidentally found blood and soft tissue preserved in tattered dinosaur fossils. If proven, science expects answers to age-old questions, including: “Can we resurrect dinosaurs?” The red blood cells and collagen fibers were discovered by chance when Imperial College London’s Sergio Bertazzo and Susannah Maidment were examining... 

Prebiotics inhibit cancer, enhance immune system

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Both probiotics and prebiotics are involved in nurturing good bacteria that our digestive tract requires for proper health. It has been scientifically established that prebiotics improve intestinal health, enhance the immune system and inhibit cancer. Moreover, prebiotics reduce symptoms of bowel related diseases, such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome and celiac... 

Blood test shows every virus you've ever had

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A team of scientists from Howard Hughes Medical Institute has developed an inexpensive test that can reveal viral infection history of an individual from a single drop of blood. A team of scientists has developed an inexpensive yet comprehensive test that can reveal viral infection history of an individual from a single drop of blood. The VirScan blood test, developed by scientists from Howard Hughes... 

Cats Make Kids Dumb, Men Aggressive & Women Cheat - US Scientists

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Research links diminished cognitive skill in kids to cats. A recent study has linked a parasite generally carried by cats to a decline in memory and reading aptitude in children. The discovery was made by a team of researchers from the University of Iowa and Florida International University, The Telegraph reported on Monday. According to the scientists, Toxoplasma gondii, a single cell organism which... 

Amnesia-hit patients can recall their lost memories

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A new study raises hopes for patients with severe amnesia. Memories lost as a result of amnesia can be retrieved by activating certain brain cells with light, a new study says. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have managed to recover lost memories of a group of laboratory mice, hit by amnesia, through using a technology known as optogenetics, or the use of light to prompt... 
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