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Air pollution behind decline in monsoon rains Oct 2, 2:42 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that it maybe human induced air pollution that has caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.
Slow diminution of child mortality must be fastened Oct 2, 1:59 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A study has reported that millions of children across the world die before the age of five.
How 'birds' evolved from dinosaurs Sep 26, 11:19 am
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Scientists have found crucial information on how birds evolved with the help of most comprehensive dinosaur family tree ever.
What makes sheep different from goats revealed Jun 6, 2:40 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have cracked the genetic code of sheep to reveal how they became a distinct species from goats around four million years ago.
Gene manipulation helps regenerate organs for first time ever Apr 9, 11:38 am
London, April 9 (ANI): Researchers from University of Edinburgh have succeeded for the first time in regenerating an elderly organ in a living animal has been to a youthful state by manipulating DNA.
Malala reunites with friends also injured in Taliban attack Oct 20, 11:57 am
London, Oct. 20 (ANI): Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, has reunited with two friends also injured in the school bus attack.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Children who have higher reading and math skills at age 7 are likely to have higher incomes, better housing, and better jobs in adulthood, according to a new research.
'Grow your own' hip replacement encourages real bone to re-grow Feb 10, 11:27 am
Washington, February 10 (ANI): A seven-year partnership between the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh has resulted in an artificial bone, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, that could soon be used to heal shattered limbs.
Anti-depressants could boost recovery after stroke Dec 6, 5:17 pm
London, December 6 (ANI): Anti-depressants could help stroke patients recover more quickly by 'rebuilding' brain, researchers have suggested.
London, December 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified the moment in history when the genes that enabled us to think and reason evolved.
Exercise may help keep brain healthy in elderly Oct 23, 11:57 am
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Older adults who exercise may better protect their brain from age-related changes than those who do not, according to a study.
Soon, heart pills 'as good as statins without side-effects' Aug 27, 12:12 pm
London, August 27 (ANI): A major breakthrough by British scientists could lead to a new cholesterol-busting pill without the potentially dangerous side effects of statins.
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Even after being frozen for 18 years, human embryos can be thawed, grown in the laboratory, and successfully induced to produce human embryonic stem (ES) cells, which represent a valuable resource for drug screening and medical research.
Pele praying Brazil clinches 'elusive' Olympic soccer gold Aug 10, 3:16 pm
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Veteran soccer star Edson Arantes do Nascimento, a.k.a Pele, who recently received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, hopes Brazil clinches gold in the Olympic football final.
Chimps and orangutans have human-like personalities May 24, 3:29 pm
London, May 24 (ANI): Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", a new study has claimed.
Low testosterone levels could trigger diabetes in men May 5, 10:16 am
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Men with low levels of testosterone could be at increased risk of developing diabetes, a new study has suggested.
Achilles' heel for life-threatening malaria identified Apr 21, 12:12 pm
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A link between different strains of malaria parasites that cause severe disease has been identified, which could help develop vaccines or drugs against life-threatening cases of the infection.
Craters on Mars may be hiding life Apr 17, 12:19 pm
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Craters on Earth made by asteroid impacts may provide clues in search for life on other planets, scientists have suggested.
Repeated 'little' paracetamol overdoses could be fatal Nov 23, 1:37 pm
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Taking even slightly too much paracetamol over a period of several days can cause a dangerous overdose that is difficult to spot, but can put the person at danger of dying, a new study has warned.
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have created a new multiple malaria vaccine which they believe could be the first to tackle different forms of the disease and help those most vulnerable to infection.
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have identified genes in mice that encourage fat storage and prevent its breakdown, regardless of diet, and they think humans could carry identical or similar genes.
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