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Switch to Turn on Cancer Killing Cells Key to Fight it in Future, Shows Study

Australian researchers have discovered the switch, a protein called ID2 that turns on natural killer cells in the body to fight and eliminate foreign cells including the cancer cells, thus providing a major clue to deal with cancer in the future. A team of researchers from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Australia have found for the first time ...

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Researchers Find Out Reason Behind Less Blood Flow with Aging

  On World Heart Day, research related to the main cause behind age-related arterial dysfunction has been revealed that may change the course of medication for cardiovascular diseases around the world. With the world’s elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, is a key to answer the problem. Since aging ...

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World Heart Day: Even 10-Minute Walk Helps Heart From Dysfunction, says New Research

Even short walks lasting for 10 minutes after 6-hour continuous sitting or prolonged immobility can save heart from dysfunction, restoring vascular health, said new study giving hope to those who are struck to their office seats for longer hours. Majority of employees seated at desks for most of the eight-hour workday makes life sedentary impacting the vascular health and the ...

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Study Finds Trigger Spreading Tumour, Halting it Stems Growth

Once breast cancer is diagnosed, it is a painful rush from pillar to the post for patients and relatives. The Edinburgh University scientists have succeeded in finding a revolutionary approach to stem the growth of the tumour by targeting the disease’s trigger itself. In their lab experiments, researchers have found that blocking the signals in mice with breast cancer can ...

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Rosetta mission data reveals how comets evolve

A team of researchers has unveiled closest-ever details about the evolution of a comet that was in headlines last year when the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission helped its Philae lander touch down on the surface of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (C-G). The study helps scientists better understand how comets form in the first place, how their surfaces evolve over time and how ...

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How bird eggs get their bling? Study Finding to Help flooring designs

How bird eggs get their bling? The question surprised us for ages but now in a finding that may lead to developing durable coatings for ceramics and floors, scientists have solved the mystery behind the bling of Tinamou species’ eggs. Tinamou species are bird relatives of ostriches, rheas and emus.Pigments covered by a thin, smooth cuticle reveal the mystery behind ...

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Raw sewage contains 234 known viruses too, reveals study

Scientists have identified 234 known viruses, besides harmful bacteria and insects in sewage flushed out in three cities of  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Barcelona in Spain and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The finding reverses the widely-held belief that only bacteria and germs were present in sewage and it may revolutionize the way we keep ourselves clean. While 17 viruses found ...

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