Cells that facilitate tumour growth identified

A recent study has identified the population of white blood cells that tumours use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system.

Now, nanomimics to fight against malaria parasites
Now, nanomimics to fight against malaria parasites

Scientists have recently developed nanomimics that would help fight against the malaria parasites, it has been revealed.

Scientists discover 'chink in HIV's armour'

Scientists have found a new protein, called Ssu72 that seems to be part of a switch used to awaken HIV-1 (the most common type of HIV) from its slumber.

New 'lab-on-a-chip' technology can help in early diagnosis of cancer

Scientists have developed a miniaturized biomedical testing device for exosomes that can help in early diagnosis of cancer.

How zebrafish forms its stripes revealed
How zebrafish forms its stripes revealed

A new research has revealed that three major pigment cell types i.e. black cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells helped in forming the stripes on zebrafish.

`Killer` immune cells destroy body cancer

A new research has suggested that immune cells, known as natural killer cells could help in hunting down and kill cancers that have spread in the body.

New gut insight for irritable bowel syndrome sufferers

Are you suffering from the nagging irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and cannot enjoy your food? Here is good news.

World`s first heart disease vaccine comes closer to reality

A study has revealed the concept of development of the world`s first T-cell peptide-based vaccine for heart disease the number one killer in the nation.

Samuel L Jackson in `Cell`

Actor Samuel L Jackson is all set to join John Cusack in apocalyptic thriller "Cell", which is based on the novel by Stephen King.

Ways to identify and isolate pre-tumour liver cancer progenitor cells discovered

Researchers including an Indian-origin scientist have for the first time isolated and characterized the progenitor cells that eventually give rise to malignant hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) tumours, which is the most common form of liver cancer.

Possible culprit behind congenital heart defects discovered

Researchers have shown that mitochondria has the ability to orchestrate events that determine a cell`s future, at least in the embryonic mouse heart.

NHRC cell to monitor bonded & child labour cases

The National Human Rights
Commission (NHRC) has set up a dedicated cell to monitor the
progress in cases of bonded labour and child labour, taken up
with different public authorities by the Commission.

2G: From large boardrooms to a crowded 90 sq.ft prison cell

In contrast to their corporate seven-star lifestyle, the five top telecom honchos, sent to Tihar in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, spent the night in a crowded 90 square feet prison cell that they shared with other inmates.

Haryana to have state litigation policy cell

A state litigation policy cell
will soon up come in Haryana to reduce the pendency of cases
and control avoidable litigations in courts.

CAG reports prompt stronger Meghalaya assembly audit cell

Upset over the damning CAG report which showed legislators in poor light, Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Charles Pyngrope said the secretariat`s audit cell would be strengthened and commerce lessons imparted to the legislators.

Physical exercise ‘keeps your brain sharp’

Experts suggest that physical exercise may be the best way to keep your brain sharp in old age.

Physical exercise ‘keeps your brain sharp’

Experts suggest that physical exercise may be the best way to keep your brain sharp in old age.

Scientists trick cells into changing roles

Scientists are reporting early success at transforming one kind of specialized cell directly into another.

Scientists trick cells into changing roles

Scientists are reporting early success at transforming one kind of specialized cell directly into another.

`Glowing` plant cells that could control cell growth

Researchers genetically inserted proteins from plants into mammalian cells, resulting in a novel ``on-off switch`` that could be used to control cell growth or death.