The genome sequencing of a rare nocturnal animal (Sphenodon punctatus) only found in New Zealand has amazed scientists. The genomic results have placed it as neither a reptile, a mammal nor a bird but a combination of all! Its genomic architecture is so uncommon, similar to no other previously recorded.
A group of British scientists from the University of Warwick were able to revive a 1000-year-old medieval remedy successfully. Moreover, they were able to use this recipe called, ‘Bald’s eyesalve’ as a successful treatment to kill antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonies without any side effects to healthy cells.
Research on obesity and related diseases is always a top demanding area in science. Although we all know the golden rule to reduce fat, which is working out or eating less, how this fat is actually reduced or what drives the motion is still unclear.
According to a database study conducted using half a million British people, researchers found that a portion of 0.4 of them have inherited a sensitive side of the Neanderthals’. It is a mutated Neanderthal gene copy found to be responsible for making them feel more pain.
According to a study published on the Nature Communications, it is possible to detect 5 types of cancer, 4 years before a conventional diagnosis does! All with a single Blood test!
The coronavirus vaccine trial run by the University of Oxford has raised hopes, as it shows results of neutralising antibody development against SARS-CoV-2. According to the report published on The Lancet today, the trial which involved 1077 participants indicates that the new Vaccine is safe and has developed SARS-CoV-2 neutralising antibodies and T-cells effectively!
A group of scientists in Hungary accidentally procreated two totally different endangered fish species which resulted in the birth of a never-seen-before fish!
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