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Bigger brain space leads to lesser confusion between similar memories: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:54

A new research has revealed that there would be less confusion between similar memories, which overlap physically in the brain, if the brain area responsible for them is larger.

19,000 protein-producing genes in humans: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:21

In a new research, scientists have found the number of protein generating genes in humans to be 19,000 - 1,700 fewer than the most recent annotation and well below the initial estimations of 100,000 genes.

Indian-origin scientist cracks protein code to control obesity

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 14:50

Bharat Shimpukade, an Indian-origin scientist from University of Southern Denmark, along with his colleagues has come up with a smart tool that has brought the hunt for a pill against obesity one step closer.

Cannabis use hits young men`s fertility

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 10:26

Researchers have said that young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm.

Cancer stem cells do exist in humans

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 14:34

The question where does cancer originate have long occupied the attention of scientists and the answer may well be found in cancer stem cells, a study confirmed.

Convit, creator of anti-leprosy vaccine, dead

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 10:20

Venezuelan physician and scientist Jacinto Convit, creator of the anti-leprosy vaccine and one of the leading researchers in the study of tropical diseases, died Monday in Caracas. He was 100.

Japan stem cell scientist readies to fight fabrication claim

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 21:16

A young female researcher is readying to fight claims her ground-breaking stem cell study was fabricated, her lawyer said today, as Japan`s male-dominated scientific establishment circled its wagons.

Japanese scientist withdraws `groundbreaking` stem cell research

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 13:58

A Japanese scientist has asked for the findings of his groundbreaking study in stem cells to be withdrawn amid doubts over its quality.

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