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A Porcine Dolly

...type C retroviruses that cause leukemia in various species -- and from the fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its original host species, causes AIDS in humans. Every cell in a pig's body carries some 50 copies of PERV. Even so, this does not necessarily mean the end of pig-organ transplantatio...

Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb

... found a way for the survival of endangered animal species of the world. In a major breakthrough a Massachu...dia and Burma. It will become the first endangered species to be cloned and the first cloned animal to gestate in the uterus of another species, the Washington...

Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure

...molecules called free radicals and reactive oxygen species cause cellular damage and inactivate nitric oxide, causing blood pressure to keep rising. As blood pressure continues to rise, more nitric oxide is inactivated, causing pressure to rise even higher. According to researchers, while the initial cause...

The right is responsible

...nzees, orangutans, and some gorillas) are the only species that recognise their own faces in a mirror," says Keenan, who began researching self-awareness as a graduate student. "It has been thought that this ability is a hallmark of consciousness. To know that our own face is ours inevitably requires a knowl...

Memory loss associated with microbes

...forgetting they had mailed packages. About 1,100 species of dinoflagellates are known to science, a few of ...duce some of the most toxic substances known. Some species are responsible for shellfish poisoning, caused by people eating shellfish that have ingested the or...

Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...her pathogens at the genus level, and often at the species level. Identification of the bacillus in minutes, is a crucial step in alerting a building’s occupants to flee the deadly bacteria, as well as in activating defenses such as anti-anthrax foam dispersal systems. The patent-applied-for detector, in whi...

Fossil teeth and human development

...th the enamel of humans, apes and fossil "hominin" species to measure up the rates of tooth formation. Based on the dental validation, the human-like development period does not appear until the Neanderthal period about 100,000 years ago. Previous theories placed this evolutionary milestone as far back as ...

Right side of the brain helps in awareness

...nzees, orangutans, and some gorillas) are the only species that recognise their own faces in a mirror," says Keenan, who began researching self-awareness as a graduate student. "It has been thought that this ability is a hallmark of consciousness. To know that our own face is ours inevitably requires a knowl...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...ks will need to be revised to recognize a chemical species that chemists have discovered. The species - pentamethylcyclopentadienyl cation (a positively charged ion) - was thought not to exist for long ...

Reasons why men die earlier

...s, from Imperial College London, writes, "In those species where males die younger than females, the males su...mong mammals, and that it is most extreme in those species where male-male competition for mates is most severe. Taken together, these findings suggest that ma...

Germs to blame for bad breath

...sis and those with fresh breath. Researchers found species of same three bacteria prevalent// among five peop... - and at extremely low levels. Several of the six species of bacteria that were linked to halitosis were not found in those with fresh breath. Bruce Paster, ...

Origin Of SARS Virus Discovered

...ed that//the fatal virus was found in mainly three species ofmammals - badgers, civet cats and raccoon dogs. Allwere found in the Dongmen market (Guangdong's capitalof Shenzhen). Though the knew discovery of the origin of the virusmay help to create a vaccine, a panel of internationalexperts have been call...

Y chromosome uses trick to repair its own genes

...ng pieces of themselves, a mechanism that lets the species get rid of damaged genes. But the Y chromosome comes by itself. It can't trade appreciable amounts of DNA with its partner, the X chromosome, so it can't get rid of damaged genes that way. The new work reports evidence that the Y chromosome makes...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...s are known to have diverged toward an independent species about 95 million years ago. The mouse and humans b...hose in other mammals. Using this technique from species to species will enable researchers to more quickly and at less cost identify the genetic source of m...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...s are known to have diverged toward an independent species about 95 million years ago. The mouse and humans b...hose in other mammals. Using this technique from species to species will enable researchers to more quickly and at less cost identify the genetic source of m...

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

...gerous to humans. While it may be too early for species to share organs, researchers continue their work -- hoping to give patients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in ...

Animals can give us a second chance at life

...ngerous to humans. While it may be too early for species to share organs, researchers continue their work -- hoping to give patients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xe...

Rat Genetic Code Mapped

The rat is only the third species to be sequenced to such a degree, after the comple...ell how far apart we are. Now that we have a third species we can see whether the changes are rat changes, mouse changes or human changes, say specialists. Rat...

Sleep cycles may be related to metabolism

... had caused them to be active when the rest of the species sleep. The gene that was modified in the mice were called the clock gene and these mice had showed a new setoff behavior patters like increased hunger, and physiological manifestations like obesity, diabetes, high levels of cholesterol in the blood...

Oral Cancer Can Be Detected By Saliva Test

...y called squamous cell carcinoma) have six common species of bacteria in the saliva at significantly higher ...hers claim that they were able to use 3 of the six species as a diagnostic tool to predict more than 80 percent of oral cancer cases. Previous similar studies ...

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