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Study finds that immune system of recovered COVID-19 patients may evolve to fight coronavirus variants

The research noted that antibodies are produced by immune cells that keep evolving due to continued exposure to remnants of the virus hidden in the gut tissue

Published on 24th January 2021
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This network for MSEs can help create 56 million new jobs in 10 years. Here's how

Emphasising the need to help and scale up the existing micro-entrepreneurs the researchers proposed setting up a network for assisting them with the process

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Novel protein may improve the safety of therapy for pancreatic cancer, finds new UK study

One barrier to success is toxicity in tissues other than cancer because most of the proteins currently used to target CAR T cells to pancreatic cancer cells and other solid tumours

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Premature birth can be reduced by treating fetus with new drug delivery system: Study

The study tests bioengineered exosomes as a delivery system for anti-inflammatory medicine directly to the fetus

Published on 23rd January 2021
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DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Dr Vimalraj Selvaraj from Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology

Published on 20th January 2021
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No strings attached: Learn programming via this 24-year-old's foundation at zero cost. Beat that!

Yes, you read that right. You don't need to share any personal information to learn on the open-source platform of The Programming Foundation. Hooray for privacy! And this is how it really works

Published on 20th January 2021
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Study highlights genome altering can help to treat human retinal degeneration

The study shows that gene editing therapies can address transformations causing inherited retinal degenerations, a leading cause of blindness

Published on 20th January 2021
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IU research findings could reduce treatment-related complication for blood cancer patients

Researchers found that using a drug approved for Type 2 diabetes reduces the risk of acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), one of the most serious complications of blood stem cell transplantation.

Published on 8th January 2021
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Heat treatment can make chemotherapy more effective, study finds

The study showed the enormous potential of combining chemotherapy with heat treatment delivered via magnetic nanoparticles

Published on 6th January 2021
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The VidyaGyan story: This UP school hand-picks meritorious, underprivileged kids to place them on the track to success

You must have heard of Anurag, who bagged a 100 per cent scholarship to study at Cornell University. VidyaGyan in UP has been nurturing him and many other talented kids. We find out their story

Published on 5th January 2021
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Scientists from Toronto find that brain cancer is linked to tissue healing after a brain injury

The data from the study suggested that the right mutational change in particular cells in the brain could be modified by injury to give rise to a tumour

Published on 5th January 2021
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He was everyone's anna: MCC mourns passing of Botany professor and HOD Abraham Immanuel Ebenezer

Abraham joined MCC as an undergraduate student of the Botany Department in 1980 and went on to complete his MSc from the same campus in 1985

Published on 31st December 2020
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Blood vessels that fuel cancer can be controlled by enzyme discovery, reveals study

This study culminates a years-long project initiated by first author Yi Shi, PhD, who began the work as a staff scientist in Yang's lab but recently finished his contributions from Nankai University

Published on 26th December 2020
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TISS students worry reservation not being followed fairly in admission, write to admin

After the Mumbai High Court observed that errors had been made in the admission process by giving away OBC seats to general category candidates, the students began to worry

Published on 21st December 2020
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New study claims COVID-19 can impact brain as more people report brain fog and fatigue 

The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that that the spike protein, often depicted as the red arms of the virus, can cross the blood-brain barrier in mice

Published on 18th December 2020

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