Archive: 04/01/2010

New tool for RNA silencing

Anti-sense reagents have been developed for C. Elegans micro RNA. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Silence have created the first class of reagents to potently and selectively inhibit miRNAs in thi ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Wireless health care for diabetes

Online communities could easily be used to offer people with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes , wireless healthcare services via mobile phones and the internet. The approach, outlined in the International Journal of Ne ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Other
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Bringing dehydrated plants 'back to life'

Drought can take a serious toll on plants and animals alike. When cells are deprived of water, they shrink, collapsing in upon themselves and, without water as a medium, chemicals and enzymes inside the cells may malfunction. ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Online April Fools' Day Jokes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Every year, on April 1, you have to be careful of what you read on the Web. Everyone is putting up April Fools' Day jokes.

dateApr 01, 2010 in Other weblog
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Oral infection and heart disease

(PhysOrg.com) -- Science previously suggested oral infections might trigger the immune system, causing inflammation in other parts of the body and contributing to heart disease. It was thought that all antibodies worked the ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Health
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