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Body’s natural defences can treat eczema

The body’s own natural defences could be harnessed in a potential therapy for a common skin condition, a new study suggests. The discovery may help create new treatments for atopic eczema, the condition causes...

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Bees on endangered species list

Seven types of bees facing extinction in Hawaii have been placed on the endangered species list for the first time in the US. The listing of yellow-faced or masked bees on the federal register...

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A robotic Surgeon with a Sense of Touch

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, claimed to have developed the world’s first robotic surgical system that can give surgeons the sense of touch while they conduct keyhole surgery using a computer. The HeroSurg...

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Resonance in Rainbow Bridge

Utah’s iconic Rainbow Bridge hums with natural and human-made vibrations, according to a new study. The study characterizes the different ways the bridge vibrates and what frequencies and energy sources cause the rock structure...

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Why C4 plants are neccessary?

Carbon fixation is one of three biochemical processes, along with C3 and CAM photosynthesis, that fixes carbon. It is named for the 4-carbon molecule of the first product of carbon fixation found in the...

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Sendai Virus causes lesions in respiratory tract

Sendai virus (SeV), previously also known as murine parainfluenza virus type 1 or hemagglutinating virus of Japan (HVJ) is a negative sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the family Paramyxoviridae. SeV is a member of...

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Gene responsible for Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most widespread forms of dementia among the elderly. The disease affects the regions of brain, responsible for memory, thinking and speech. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s...