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Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

... a single, homogeneous group . Instead, they are a diverse group of cells, each capable of giving rise to spe... are so many different types of neurons, with such diverse origins, required for olfactory function?" "The implication for cell-based therapies might be that...

Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

...ould help provide higher education at low costs in diverse subjects from top quality Indian institutions." At present about 3000 Ethiopian students are studying in various universities in India. With the tele-education facility now underway, students are happy that they will not have to leave the country a...

Buddhist Food Festival in Ludhiana

...ltures which prevail in our country, which is very diverse and a mix of religions, ethnic groups, different societies, different people," Seema, a visitor said. The use of Soya in some of the dishes provided some respite to those fond of non-vegetarian meals. Nishant, another visitor said: "It's very dif...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

... laboratory of evolutionary biology because of its diverse cichlid fish populations, and it has provided livelihoods for humans for many thousands of years. With no natural enemies in Africa, the water hyacinth proliferated around Lake Victoria and resulted in reduced fish catches and biodiversity. It in...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...rganic haze," Jimenez said. Reactive gases are a diverse group of chemical compounds that include VOCs, surface ozone, nitrogen compounds and sulfur dioxide. All play a major role in the chemistry of the atmosphere and as such are heavily involved in inter-relations between atmospheric chemistry and climat...

Protein Targets for Carcinogenesis

...eaction as well as the effect of ubiquitination on diverse cellular functions has already led to the development of highly promising drugs like Bortezomib and Herceptin. The molecular mechanism of Ub conjugation and its biological meaning has been discovered by Avram Hershko, Aaron Ciechanover and Irwin Ro...

India to Have 30 World-class Universities Across the Country: PM

...nt physical resources, a range of disciplines, and diverse student bodies. As opposed to universities run by state governments, a central university is normally set up under an act of parliament and not only receives funding from the central government but is also governed by the UGC, the nodal body for h...

Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto

...d floats.It was the culmination of a week honoring diverse sexual and gender identities, histories and cultures. The parade followed a four-block route along the streets of Torontos bustling downtown gaybourhood. Music, marchers and dancers flowed through the crowded downtown core, embodying the festival'...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...was different in that it sampled a larger and more diverse set of health care facilities. It also was more recent than other studies, and it counted cases in which the bacterium was merely present in a patient and not necessarily causing disease. The infection control professionals' association sent survey...

Researchers Identify Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism

...e others do not. Clinicians have long recognized diverse manifestations of alcoholism, and researchers have tried to understand why some alcoholics improve with specific medications and psychotherapies while others do not. The classification system described in this study will have broad application in bot...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...sive nature. In India, a very large country with diverse standards of practice an effective re-certification can happen only when it is designed specifically for Indian conditions. Simply setting up re-certification for the sake of it or copying some other countrys model will only be seen as another hurdle...

Useful Parasites

...ad through the mothers. These bacteria can produce diverse effect on the host. Most mystifying of the lot, is turning the male into female. Even causing the female to reproduce without the male, due to this there is an increase in the female promiscuity and male collapse. Many a times there has been instance...

Indian Doctor Based in California Bags NECO Award

... of Honor are presented annually to US citizens of diverse origins for their outstanding contributions to their own ethnic groups, their ancestral countries and to the US. Hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, Eapen did his schooling at the Sainik School here. He got his medical degree from the Trivandrum Medic...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...-3) aims to enroll a geographically and ethnically diverse group of half a million adults across the United S...udy involves hundreds of thousands of people, with diverse backgrounds, followed for many years, with collection of biological specimens and assessments of die...

Report Examines Medical Students' Perceived Readiness To Treat Diverse Patients

...ared" in a general sense to care for patients from diverse cultures or who were racial or ethnic minorities. ... prepared to deal with specific characteristics of diverse patients, including those who mistrust the U.S. health system or who have cultural or religious beli...

Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning

...e compound. Organophosphate (OP) compounds are a diverse group of chemicals used in both domestic and industrial settings. Examples of organophosphates include: insecticides (malathion, parathion, diazinon, fenthion, dichlorvos, chlorpyrifos), nerve gases (soman, sarin, tabun, VX), ophthalmic agents (echot...

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...ping brain, the investigators sought children from diverse geographic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. They recruited children from six sites across the U.S.: Children's Hospital in Boston; Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati; Children's Hospital in Philadelphia; University of California a...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...nces of HIV particles in a single person can be as diverse as those of all the influenza viruses in the world. A vaccine that produces an immune response against one HIV sequence may have no effect on other strains. Various attempts are made, like the current trials, but each with its own problems. Experts...

Adolescents Brains Fully Develop Between 10-12 Years

...ds. This study provides information on a much more diverse and representative sample, and a much larger one than previously available. Other components of the NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development include structural brain imaging with MRI, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and diffusion tensor ima...

Astronauts can Now Feed on 'radiation-eating' Fungi

...a variety of in vivo tests using three genetically diverse fungi and four measures of cell growth. The studies consistently showed that ionizing radiation significantly enhances the growth of fungi that contain melanin. Both species grew significantly faster (as measured by the number of colony forming un...

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