Newsy (May 15, 2014) The mice were given human stem cells to test stem cell rejection. But instead of rejecting the human cells, the mice began to show positive reactions.
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AP (July 31, 2013) Many people think of mice as pests. Not scientists at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. They're raising meadow jumping mice and other species and releasing them into the wild -- all part of a plan to ... watch video
AP (Nov. 1, 2013) A major oyster reef restoration project is underway off the Texas coast, using 93,000 tons of Missouri limestone. The $5.4 million, two-phase project is intended to revitalize the ecosystem and ... watch video
Reuters (June 3, 2013) Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 13, 2015) A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
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Aug. 30, 2016 Researchers have used 'environmental DNA' to determine the biodiversity of a river. Previously, this involved collecting and identifying all the organisms living in it. Using ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring, new research shows. The recent Zika virus outbreak in Florida has dramatically increased efforts to remove A. ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 In the future, the breeding of the climate-friendly cow can be sped up by using genetic information. A recent study identifies areas in the cow’s genotype which are linked ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Scientists today announced the discovery of a new species of pterosaur from the Patagonia region of South America. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation and belonged to a new ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 Researchers have discovered a mechanism of intercellular communication that helps explain how biological systems and actions -- ranging from a beating heart to the ability to ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 While looking for ways to make tomatoes and other crop plants more productive, researchers developed a way to cut the time required to modify a tomato's genes by six weeks. ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 Scientists have developed an artificial metalloenzyme that catalyses a reaction inside of cells without equivalent in nature. This could be a prime example for creating new ... read more
Oct. 20, 2015 Although some studies have suggested that transfusion of stored red blood cell (RBC) concentrates may be harmful, as blood undergoes several physiological changes during storage, an analysis of ... read more
Jan. 2, 2013 A systematic review of 19 clinical trials comparing higher versus lower hemoglobin thresholds in red blood cell transfusion concludes that there is no significant difference in patient outcomes with ... read more