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May 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists led by Dr Richard Kramer from the University of California, a chemical ‘photoswitch’ named DENAQ may be a potential drug for treating patients suffering from blinding diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration. Section view of the human eye. The retina has three layers of nerve cells, but only the outer layer contains the rod and cone cells that respond to light, enabling us to see the world....

May 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Deficiencies in hyaluronan, a substance that occurs naturally inside the body and attracts water molecules, can lead to spontaneous epileptic seizures,...

Feb 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using an innovative screening method, a team of scientists from Australia and the United States has discovered a peptide in the venom of the Peruvian green...

Jan 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, human lungs have odor receptors. A diagram of the...

Dec 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute has found a new molecular pathway that rebalances the immune system by turning down...

Dec 12, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Dr Yang Wang and colleagues from Vanderbilt University have shown a novel mechanism of cancer development through EGFR negative regulator, LRIG1. LRIG1...

Dec 5, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Dr David Fairlie from the University of Queensland, Australia, have found abnormal amounts of an inflammatory protein called PAR2 in...

Nov 15, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to new research published this week in the journal Nature, an acyldepsipeptide antibiotic called ADEP in combination with the bactericidal antibiotic...

Nov 4, 2013 by Sci-News.com

German researchers have developed an innovative approach for measuring blood glucose levels in diabetic patients. A new painless technique uses infrared...