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Scientists first identified the human bone stem cells

Scientists first identified the human bone stem cells

tissue regeneration of bones and joints injuries, and treatment of osteoporosis may become more quick and simple process, thanks to the team at Stanford University discovered a new type of human stem cells, which deliver cells bon...

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2018-09-22

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In plants there is an analogue of the nervous system

In plants there is an analogue of the nervous system

an International group of scientists during experiment have found that plants use signaling molecules, similar to those that exist in the nervous system of animals. Using these molecules the leaves of the plant can give each other...

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2018-09-14

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Hydrogels have learned complex movements

Hydrogels have learned complex movements

Living organisms expand and shrink soft tissue to implement complex three-dimensional movements and functions, but the repetition of these movements created in the laboratory materials has proven difficult. Scientist from the Univ...

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2018-09-14

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Artificial synapses mimic the human brain function

Artificial synapses mimic the human brain function

a Team of scientists under the leadership Myung J. Lee from Intelligent Devices and Systems Research Group at DGIST has developed an artificial synaptic device that simulates the function of nerve cells (neurons) and synapses resp...

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2018-09-10

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Controversial method of rejuvenating the body attracted millions of dollars, despite the lack of evidence

Controversial method of rejuvenating the body attracted millions of dollars, despite the lack of evidence

What if aging was not a disgusting process? This slogan was chosen by the new branch of Harvard University, which plans to spend millions on a hotly debated discovery in the field of regenerative medicine. This Elevian startup lo...

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2018-09-06

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If we create life in a lab, how do we treat it?

If we create life in a lab, how do we treat it?

What is life? Throughout the greater part of the 20th century this question was not were of great concern to biologists. Life is a term for poets, not scientists, believed synthetic biologist Andrew Ellington in 2008, who began hi...

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2018-08-26

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If we create life in a laboratory, as we to her otnositsa?

If we create life in a laboratory, as we to her otnositsa?

What is life? Throughout the greater part of the 20th century this question was not were of great concern to biologists. Life is a term for poets, not scientists, believed synthetic biologist Andrew Ellington in 2008, who began hi...

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2018-08-25

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A detailed map of the brain synapses lifted the veil on the mystery of thinking

A detailed map of the brain synapses lifted the veil on the mystery of thinking

Imagine a map with each star in the galaxy. Map so detailed that it listed looks like every star is, what it consists of, what other star is associated with great physical laws of the cosmos. Although we do not yet have such an as...

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2018-08-20

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Russian scientists claim that the raised 40000-year-old worms, buried in the ice

Russian scientists claim that the raised 40000-year-old worms, buried in the ice

a Group of Russian scientists is perfectly fit to the film by John carpenter. They claim to have discovered ancient worms-nematodes buried in the Siberian tundra who were able to play, after 32 000 years in permafrost. If this dis...

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2018-07-28

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Artificial intelligence has learned to identify birds by their singing

Artificial intelligence has learned to identify birds by their singing

the bird Population is rapidly declining due to deforestation, agriculture and climate change. Scientists are tracking the types, recording their screams, but even the best computer cannot reliably distinguish the signals of some ...

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2018-07-21

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To breathe on Mars will help us cyanobacteria

To breathe on Mars will help us cyanobacteria

Forget about all the cool options of the Martian dwellings, growing food and digging tunnels, which will allow us to protect ourselves from the dangerous levels of radiation. If we can't find a way that will allow us to breathe on...

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2018-06-18

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A new view of photosynthesis

A new view of photosynthesis

looks Like we'll have to come to terms with a new view about the basic mechanism of photosynthesis and to rewrite the textbooks on biology. Also, we may need to revise approaches to search for alien life and create more effective ...

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2018-06-18

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As the communication with the dog affects the human body

As the communication with the dog affects the human body

people just have dogs in their homes and get amazing pleasure from talking and walking with them. This should have an explanation from a scientific point of view, and it is not complicated. It gave Meg Olmert, author of «Made...

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2018-06-05

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Scientists have discovered how microbes manage to survive in the sterile environment of the spacecraft

Scientists have discovered how microbes manage to survive in the sterile environment of the spacecraft

Rakesh Mogul, Professor of biological chemistry California Polytechnic University in Pomona, was the lead author of the study published in the journal Astrobiology, where scientists explain the cause of contamination of germs ster...

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2018-06-02

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Cyborgs here: scientists put living cells in the finger of the robot

Cyborgs here: scientists put living cells in the finger of the robot

the Boundary between humans and machines is blurred. Scientists from Tokyo University's industrial science created biohybrid robot — a robotic device that contains living tissue — which has worked for more than a week. The study w...

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2018-06-01

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"Grandma, why do you need such a big brain?" Really, why?

in most animals the size of the brain proportional to the body size — species with larger bodies have larger brains. But the human brain is six times more than it should be, based on the size of our bodies. It's weird, because the...

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2018-05-26

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Giraffes again surprised biologists

Giraffes again surprised biologists

There is a perception that the groups into which animals are going to increase, when there appears a predator, because a large group reduces the risk for the individual animal to be killed and because "more eyes" will be able to k...

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2018-05-20

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AI proposed a new way to peer into the living human cell

AI proposed a new way to peer into the living human cell

For many years biologists have developed a huge library of cell structures and their respective data. Study of specific areas of a living cell involves a phased approach that defines how the individual parts work with others, and ...

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2018-05-10

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Scientists have considered the enzyme to cell immortality

Scientists have considered the enzyme to cell immortality

the Scientists of the Department of cell and molecular biology, University of California at Berkeley using the method cryoelectron microscopy received the most detailed to date picture of the structure of human telomerase – an enz...

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2018-04-26

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In human cells for the first time discovered a new form of DNA

In human cells for the first time discovered a new form of DNA

Scientists from the Australian Institute of medical research Garvan reported the discovery in human cells of unusual structures of DNA i-motifs (intercalated-motif or i-motif). As reported in a paper published in the journal Natur...

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2018-04-25

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