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Day: April 13, 2015

Genetically Engineered Bacteria Fight Obesity

Researchers have modified a species of bacteria to make them produce a hunger-suppressing gene. The microbes were then incorporated into mice which thereafter displayed positive effects: the animals did not gain as much weight as other mice not administered with the bacteria, and their body fat decreased. The scientists suggest that this might provide treatment

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1,000-Year-Old Eye Salve Works Better Than Modern Antibiotics

You know what works better – much better – than modern antibiotics? “Medicine” for the eye made from onion, garlic, wine and cow’s stomach parts, the recipe of which dates back a thousand years ago. This Anglo-Saxon eye ointment has been shown to destroy 90 % of a strain of bacteria known as Staphylococcus aureus

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NASA Researchers Believe Alien Life Will Be Spotted By 2025

NASA scientists believe that we are only few decades away from finding extraterrestrial life. The space researchers are confident that with the modern sophisticated equipment that has been built over the years, we will have been able to glean significant data about the presence of microbial life by 2025. “I think we’re going to have

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Worse Than Death: Head Transplant in Human Will Soon Be Done

An ambitious Italian surgeon, Sergio Canavero, had previously announced that the first human head transplant would be possible by 2017 – the surgery would entail attaching a human head onto the body of another person. Recently, a volunteer, Valery Spiridonov, is said to have enlisted his participation to go through the surgery. However, according to expert

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