Molecular Chaperones Shown to Assist in the Fight against Huntington Disease

Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease. It is always fatal. The disease is caused by a defect in the Huntingtin gene. To this day, no therapy will put a stop to the insidious disintegration of brain cells. Fortunately,…

Biology News

Molecular Chaperones Shown to Assist in the Fight against Huntington Disease

Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease. It is always fatal. The disease is caused by a defect in the Huntingtin gene. To this day, no therapy will put a stop to the…

CRISPR Therapeutics Plans First Clinical Trial for Thalassemia

Leading gene-editing company CRISPR Therapeutics announced the submission of a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) for CTX001 in ?-thalassemia. (more…)

CRISPR Technique Reverses Disease in Mice

Scientists have modified CRISPR to epigenetically treat diabetes, kidney disease, muscular dystrophy. (more…)

Health News

A treatment could help to overcome antibiotic resistance

A new photothermal treatment could help to overcome antibiotic resistance. (more…)

Playing Super Mario 64 good for older adults’ brains

A new study by Université de Montréal psychology professors shows if you're between 55 and 75 years old, you may want to try playing 3D platform games like Super Mario 64 to…

Diabetes symptoms one should not ignore

Diabetes is where a person's blood sugar levels become too high and millions around the world are diagnosed with type 2. (more…)

Global Health News

New polio cases turn back eradication clock: UN

The World Health Organisation has said the confirmation of two new cases of polio in Nigeria was "a disappointing development" (more…)

Zuckerberg, wife donate $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (the Foundation) will receive an historic grant of $75 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mr. Mark Zuckerberg…

Technology News

Ransomware & Digital Extortion to remain top cybercrime in 2018

Cybersecurity solutions leader Trend Micro predicted an increase in the Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities…

Google launches many India-first products and features

Google on Tuesday announced several India-first products and features that will be rolled out in…

Apple launches new app to help users detect irregular heart rhythms

Apple Inc. Thursday launched the "innovative" Apple Heart Study app, the first of its kind…

Agriculture News

A New Method to Record Non-diffusive Gas Transport in Plants

Researchers from the University of Granda, Spain have developed a new method which records non-diffusive…

Plants Reprogrammed To Survive Droughts

Crops and other plants are constantly faced with adverse environmental conditions, such as rising temperatures…

New maps offer clearer view of global agriculture

To know precisely where agricultural land is located for regional and global food security planning,…

Chemistry NEws

Diabetes Drug can Cure Breast Cancer

The drug metformin, typically prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes, keeps breast cancer cells from developing multiple drug resistance (MDR)…

Eco-friendly plastic substitute could reduce dependency on fossil fuels: Indian scientists

Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics…

Structure of anxiety disorder protein revealed

New research has revealed the crystal structure of a key protein, TSPO, which is associated with several forms of anxiety…

Science Policy News

UCSF Professor wins $3M Breakthrough Prize

Peter Walter, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UC San Francisco, has been named…

Life Style News

Women are naturally more fit than men

Contradicting the assumption that men are more athletic than women, a study has recently found that females (more…)

Social Sciences News

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College students at higher risk of being stalked

College students face a higher risk of being stalked than the general public, says a US-based study. (more…)

Astronmy & Space

NASA to Send Astronauts Back to Moon

US President Donald Trump authorized the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. to "lead an innovative space exploration programme…

Mars’ atmosphere well protected from the solar wind

Despite the absence of a global Earth-like magnetic dipole, the Martian atmosphere is well protected from the effects of the…

Voyager 1 Thrusters Fires Up First Time Since 1980

US space agency NASA has said a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft, the only human-made (more…)

Indian space agency to launch at least one rocket every month in 2018

Indian space agency, ISRO,  plans to have at least one rocket launch every month in 2018 from its spaceport (more…)

Venus could have once hosted life: NASA

Today's Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour,…