Day: March 10, 2016

Regenerate Heart Tissue Like the Zebrafish!

We might be only steps away from the quick and effective regeneration of heart tissue in humans. New research involving the zebrafish, an organism that can repair damaged and missing tissue, provides more insight into the subject. The findings are published in the journal Development. Since the heart is the most important organ (though some

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Larger Brains Linked With Weaker Innate Immunity

Larger brains have been linked with weaker immune systems in a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. It is among the laws of nature that being endowed with one special ability will come with a cost — basically, we can’t have it all. This is so because resources have to be

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Researchers using genetic info to save fish from extinction

Researchers have used genetic information to save fish through captive breeding. One of the most pressing deeds that our world increasingly needs to see is the protection of endangered species from extinction. Such is what scientists from Flinders University have accomplished: they succeeded in their endeavour to restore local populations of the native pygmy perch

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