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Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...s following an angry protest from the state it was named after, reports said Monday. Malaysian and Australian scientists recently announced that they had discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health authorities decided to name it...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...'Query fever' usually shortened to 'Q fever', was named by Dr John Derrick, who described an outbreak of a febrile illness that occurred among abattoir workers in 1935. Q fever has an incubation period of one to four weeks in other words, it can take up to four weeks between exposure and the first sympto...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...e. The driver of the vehicle was another doctor, named Khalid Ahmed, according to an official with knowledge of the investigation. Footage of Dr. Ahmed after the incident, shown on British television on Tuesday, appeared to show a young man. He was severely burned in the fire, and is under guard in a hos...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...Ras leads to development of astrocytomas a glioma named for the star-like shape of its constituent cells. A combination of K-Ras and a third gene, Akt, previously had been shown to develop astrocytomas. Activation of Akt fuels cell growth and survival. None of the three genes caused brain cancer formati...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...appearance on Friday, after which his father, also named Nathan Walker, spoke briefly. Walker's mother, R...ed to talk about the case. Walker's father, also named Nathan Walker, sat next to her. He later addressed reporters, soft-spoken and sad. "I love my son....

Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice

A mutated gene named Bik can shrink or kill tumors in the pancreas of m...e of the deadliest human cancers The mutant gene named Bik expresses a protein that forces cancer cells to kill themselves, researchers from The University...

Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice

...ed the VISA system with a mutant version of a gene named BiK, which expresses a protein that naturally forc...f mice. Boffins created the more lethal mutant and named it BikDD. Untreated control mice in both experiments all died within 40 days, while mice treated w...

Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia

...esearchers discovered the new mutation in the gene named progranulin in an extended family in southern Italy. The genealogy of this family, 36 members of which have had frontotemporal dementia, has been reconstructed for 15 generations, going back to the 16th century. The researchers say that the mutati...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

...o-called Red Queen Principle, an evolutionary term named after a scene in Lewis Carroll's famous book, "Through the Looking-Glass," in which the characters Alice and the Red Queen run faster and faster at the top of a hill, only to find that they remain in the same place. "In essence, organisms must evol...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...oints to be picked up by a new user. The scheme, named Velib, is part of a growing global trend for eco-friendly, easy-access urban bike rental, but is the first in a major capital and is being keenly watched by city planners from Rio de Janeiro to Montreal. City Hall hopes Parisians will adopt the sys...

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

...ho were traveling companions on the ship have been named by police investigators as "persons of interest" in the case. One of the eight has told the Sydney inquest the behaviour of his seven travelling companions was "horrendously embarrassing". Adelaide University student Matthew Slade said the embarra...

'PizzaExpress' is the 'most Veggie' Food Chain

Pizza restaurant chain 'PizzaExpress' has been named the most vegan-friendly food chain by PETA . The restaurant got the award by the animal rights group for its cheese-free pizzas, the Scotsman reports. PizzaExpress is one of the 20 organisations recognised by PETA for 'animal-friendly progress'. ...

Eddie Murphy Voted Worlds Biggest Love-Rat

... by Onepoll.com . The 46-year-old, who has been named by Mel Bs pal Victoria Beckham as the Beverly Hills 'for treating her colleague in a callous way after she got pregnant with his child, topped the poll for having a secret relationship. The Nutty Professor actor insisted on a DNA test to prove the ...

New Coffee Brand to Hit the Market by This Year-end

...ease the new variety on December 15. The yet-to-be named hybrid, hi-yielding arabica variety is resistant to diseases such as leaf rust and relatively less resistant to the widely prevalent white stem borer. CCRI officials said trials of the new variety were being conducted with some 500 growers across t...

New Book Pays Homage to Madrid's Eclectic Culinary Traditions

...e culinary melting pot of a country which has been named the epicentre of the gourmet world by the New York Times, the author of a new book on Spanish gastronomy said Thursday. "There is no real Madrid cooking but that's because gastronomy here unites so many things," said Miguel Angel Rincon, who has j...

Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman

...dying declaration. In her dying declaration, Babli named the accused and had pointed out that after consuming the medicines given to her by the accused her condition deteriorated. Further, the court relied on the testimony of Bablis husband, Nem Singh, who had accompanied the deceased when she had visit...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

...Singh, restored its past glory. Thus it came to be named after him. The design of the garden has the touch of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture. The main structures include the Sheesh Mahal, Rang Mahal and Jal Mahal. The garden itself is surrounded by a fort-like high wall. The present-day garden has ...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...hromosome in a second mouse, which also has a gene named Cre in its cells. When the mice are bred, an offsp...hromosome in a second mouse, which also has a gene named Cre in its cells. When the mice are bred, an offspring mouse has loxP DNA on two sites on the same c...

Tea Pill, Tea Cola Hitting Markets Soon

...sional order," the scientist said. The new drink named 'Tea Cola' would have two varieties. "We have developed two varieties - one from extracts of black tea and the other from green tea to cater to different palates," Hazarika told IANS. "The drink is made from pure natural tea extracts having a lot o...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...n Monday, an experienced heavy metals toxicologist named H. Vasken Aposhian presented a theory of how thimerosal could have damaged the girl's immune system in a way that set her up for autism. But none of Cedillo's other witnesses had much specialized knowledge in mercury or other metals, and the focus qu...

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