New 'Biological clock' find may help to 'extend' healthy human lifespan

 A team of scientists has identified a biological clock in human DNA that can tell how long a person will live.

How green tea rids you of oral cancer

Green tea consists of an ingredient , which may help kill oral cancer cells, without touching the healthy cells, says a new research.

iPS-derived cells assimilable with heart tissues: Researchers

A research team of Japan`s Osaka University has announced that it has proved myocardial cells developed from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells could assimilate with heart tissues of rats and function continuously, which marks a big step towards clinical research of treating human heart diseases with iPS cells.

Brain different in lucid dreamers: Study

The brain area which enables self-reflection is larger in lucid dreamers, a new study suggests.

Dogs migrated to the Americas after humans
Dogs migrated to the Americas after humans

Dogs may have first migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, thousands of years after the first human migrants reached North America, new research, involving an Indian-origin anthropologist, has found.

New 3-D culture system for pancreatic cancer developed

In a breakthrough, a new 3-D method to grow pancreatic tissue not only from laboratory mouse models but also from human patient tissue has been developed offering a path to personalised treatment approaches in the future.

Novel trap to kill bedbugs forever

Biologists from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia have developed the first effective and affordable bait and trap for detecting and monitoring bedbug infestations.

Crows' brain can solve human tasks

The so called 'high order' abstract reasoning process thought to be limited till now only to humans and certain apes has now been discovered in crows.

Why some people have better sense of direction than others

A team of scientists has located the part of brain that helps human navigate, explaining why some people are better navigators.

Regular use of Ibuprofen may increase lifespan by up to 10 years

Using ibuprofen regularly can extended the lifespan by up to 10 years, says a new study.

Here's how malaria parasites evade immune system

While living in human red blood cells, malaria parasites use new genetic tricks every 48 hours to evade the human immune system, a sequencing of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite has revealed.

One of mankind's most ancient lineages uncovered

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Penn State University have discovered one of modern-day human's ancient lineages through the sequencing of genes.

Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human

An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human.

Tooth enamel fast-track found in humans

 Researchers in Britain have found a link between prenatal enamel growth rates in teeth and weaning in human babies.

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards co-exist with humans in India
First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards co-exist with humans in India

 A new first-of-its-kind GPS-collar study has recently revealed how leopards in India live with people.

Human penis transplants could be reality in just five years

 Scientists have revealed that after successful surgeries in rabbits, penis transplant in humans can be just five years away.

World's oldest living people's gene has no longevity secrets
World's oldest living people's gene has no longevity secrets

A new research has revealed the whole-genome sequences of the world's oldest living people.

Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait
Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait

A novel mosquito trap that lures its prey using human scent and other smells favoured by the critter is creating a buzz as Japan frets about the spread of dengue fever.

Scientists find missing link between Vitamin D, prostate cancer

A new research has revealed about the missing link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer, suggesting that Vitamin D suppresses inflammation, which is a bad actor potentially driving prostate cancer.

Earth's magnetic flip could lead to surge in cancer rates
Earth's magnetic flip could lead to surge in cancer rates

Earth's magnetic field could flip very quickly - perhaps within a human lifespan, causing mutations and cancer surge, according to a new study.