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BS Media in News
Sunday, 17 September 2017 18:37

Plastic Eating Fungus Discovered in Pakistan by Chinese Scientists

In Quick Researchers have recognized a fungus which can damage down plastics. The species could be a beneficial device as we strive to lessen the impact of waste fabric at the surroundings. Fungi feast Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Kunming Institute of Botany have discovered a fungus that…

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Sahir Roy in News
Friday, 03 March 2017 15:11

Scientists develop new antibiotic for gonorrhea

Scientists at the University of York have harnessed the therapeutic effects of carbon monoxide-releasing molecules to develop a new antibiotic which could be used to treat the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea. The infection, which is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae, has developed a highly drug-resistant strain in recent years…

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  • Immunology
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BS Media in Informative
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 08:35

Towards a cure for herpesviruses: Targeting infection with CRISPR/Cas9

Most adults carry multiple herpesviruses. Following the initial acute infection, these viruses establish life-long infections in their hosts and cause cold sores, keratitis, genital herpes, shingles, infectious mononucleosis, and other diseases. Some herpesviruses can cause cancer in man. During the latent phase of infection, the viruses remain dormant for long…

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  • Virology
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BS Media in News
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 19:49

New evolutionary finding: Species take different genetic paths to reach same trait

Biologists have been contemplating evolutionary change since Charles Darwin first explained it.   Using modern molecular tools and fieldwork, University of Nebraska-Lincoln biologist Jay Storz and colleagues have demonstrated for the first time that different species can take different genetic paths to develop the same trait. The team's findings appear…

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  • Biodiversity
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BS Media in News
Monday, 24 October 2016 17:14

Zika Virus Infection Alters Human and Viral RNA

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that Zika virus infection leads to modifications of both viral and human genetic material. These modifications — chemical tags known as methyl groups — influence viral replication and the human immune response. The study is published October 20…

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  • Zika Virus Infection
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  • Genetics
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