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Vaccine Of HIV Possibly Made, Test Starts In 2014

Vaccine Of HIV Possibly Made, Test Starts In 2014

Due to tremendous advancement of medical science, many incurable diseases now have turned out into curable except HIV. But now it’s been reported that Tampere-based FIT Biotech company possibly has made a vaccine of HIV.

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Scientists Use Jellyfish DNA To Create Pigs Which Glow In The Dark

Scientists Use Jellyfish DNA To Create Pigs Which Glow In The Dark

Flying pigs may be an impossible and oft-used phrase but you can rest assured that ‘glowing pigs’ have entered the realm of reality. Scientists at South China Agricultural University announced the breakthrough last week.

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4.3 Billion Years Old Diamonds Turns Out To Be Polishing Grit

4.3 Billion Years Old Diamonds Turns Out To Be Polishing Grit

Back in 2007, scientists find zircons in Jack Hill, Australia which contained tiny stones in their cracks. While initially these stones were hailed as billions of years old diamonds, fresh research shows that they are simply stones from a polishing grit.

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Researchers Discovered Reading Novel Improves Brain Function

Researchers Discovered Reading Novel Improves Brain Function

Many people have claimed that reading a special book has transformed their life. And lately, some researchers from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, have discovered that reading a novel with enjoy can make a real, measurable change in the brain too and it can even change one’s life.

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People With Excellent Memory Are Also Vulnerable To False Memories

People With Excellent Memory Are Also Vulnerable To False Memories

A new study reveals that even such people who have extraordinary autobiographical memory, can fall victims to false memories. This adds to the possible assertion that no one is safe from making mistakes when recalling details or incidents from the past.

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New York Botanical Garden Working On A Massive Biodiversity Digitizing Project

New York Botanical Garden Working On A Massive Biodiversity Digitizing Project

New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) opened up back in 1900 and is among the largest herbariums in the world today. The facility has been working on an immense project, aiming to digitize its millions of specimens.

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Scientists Grow Liquid Crystal Flowers That Can Be Used As Lenses

Scientists Grow Liquid Crystal Flowers That Can Be Used As Lenses

Have you ever thought that liquid crystal flowers could be used as lenses? Lately, a group of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has grown liquid crystal flowers, making it possible to create lenses.

By On December 25, 2013 Respond
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Bacteria Causing Whooping Cough Has Evolved Over The Years

Bacteria Causing Whooping Cough Has Evolved Over The Years

Typically, when we start using a vaccine for any given diseases at a large scale, and on regular intervals, the bacteria or virus causing that diseases evolves to counter this. Same is happening now with the bacteria which causes whooping cough.

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First Human Patient Implanted With Carmat’s Artificial Heart

First Human Patient Implanted With Carmat’s Artificial Heart

Carmat’s artifical heart has been around for a while, having won legal health approval in a number of countries. Now, the first bioprosthetic heart from the company has been implanted in a human patient for the first time ever.

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Scientists Successfully Reverse Aging In Animals!

Scientists Successfully Reverse Aging In Animals!

The search for a way of reversing the effects of aging has been the holy grail of medical science. Scientists in US have now made a huge victory to that end, successfully reversing the effects of muscular aging in mice.

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Halley’s Comet May Have Caused A Famine 1500 Years Ago

Halley’s Comet May Have Caused A Famine 1500 Years Ago

In modern times, comets are usually considered a fine sight. But scientists now say that Halley’s comet, 1500 years ago, may have caused a widescale famine by rousing a wave of dust and lowering the temperature of Earth’s atmosphere.

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1000-Year Old Skulls Reveal Ancient Peruvians Carried Brain Surgery!

1000-Year Old Skulls Reveal Ancient Peruvians Carried Brain Surgery!

Trepanning is a surgical intervention in which a hole is drilled or scraped into the human skull. Lately, by excavating and examining 1,000-year-old skulls, some bioarchaeologists say that people of late intermediate period used to use trepanning for all kinds of treatment – from head injuries to a broken heart.

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50,000 Years Old DNA Reveals Neanderthals Were Highly Inbred

50,000 Years Old DNA Reveals Neanderthals Were Highly Inbred

Scientists have made some startling discoverties about Neanderthals in light of fresh analysis of a 50,000 years old DNA. According to the DNA analysis, Neanderthals were highly inbred, probably due to their small population.

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Researchers Found Robotic Surgery Has Same Outcome As Conventional Surgery

Researchers Found Robotic Surgery Has Same Outcome As Conventional Surgery

Many people believe that robotic surgeries are better than conventional surgeries, but a new research has found that robotic surgery isn’t any better than conventional approaches, rather it is a way of doing the surgeries in an expensive way.

By On December 19, 2013 Respond
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Arctic Sea Ice Increases By 50% Over A Year

Arctic Sea Ice Increases By 50% Over A Year

For the past many years, scientists have been lamenting that the polar ice is losing its volume, leading to drastic climatic changes. Now, an ESA satellite has surprisingly revealed that the volume of sea ice in the Arctic has increased by 50% over a year.

By On December 17, 2013 Respond
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