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Pungent flatulence gas can help cells stay alive: Study

Pungent flatulence gas can help cells stay alive: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:45

British researchers at University of Exeter have designed a new compound that will slowly deliver hydrogen sulfide - well-known as a foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence - to treat stressed cells and make them stay alive.

Biotech clusters to be scaled up

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:17

The government Thursday announced the scaling up of biotech clusters in the country.

How gene mutation leads to liver cancer found

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:36

There could soon be a treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, as researchers have have now found how two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumour formation in iCCA.

Blocking cell signals can stop cancer from spreading

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:42

For your knowledge, our cells can change into an invasive, liquid-like state to readily navigate the narrow channels in our body.

Scorpion`s venom can make cancer cells `glow`

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:37

In what can alter the course of cancer treatment in the near future, researchers have found a compound that appears to pinpoint all of the malignant cells in a patient`s body.

Metabolism is linked with gene regulation: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:41

In a discovery that holds promise for the understanding of many diseases, including cancer, researchers have discovered a new way by which metabolism is linked to the regulation of DNA - the basis of our genetic code.

Burn brown fat, shed weight faster

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:29

If you want to lose weight fast, turn your focus on brown fat instead of normal, white fat. According to researchers, brown fat plays an active role in metabolism.

Scientists regrow human corneas using rare stem cells

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:53

Scientists have discovered a way to regrow human corneal tissue using hard-to-find limbal stem cells known as ABCB5 molecule.

Government funding only hope for patients with rare diseases

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:42

LSDs are a group of around 45 rare genetic disorders caused by deficiency of a specific enzyme in special compartments (lysosomes) of the cells.

Study reveals tofu ingredient could revolutionize solar panel production

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:05

A new study has found that chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells.

Solar power can meet most energy needs in some regions: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:07

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) could supply a substantial amount of current energy demand, claims a study.

Efficient solar cells are a step closer

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:21

The more light a solar panel`s active elements absorb, the more power it produces. So, researchers have now replaced a two-step process for producing black silicon - highly efficient materials that reflect almost no light - with one.