Day: January 26, 2017

Reversing Diabetes Using Mouse Pancreas Grown in Rats

Tackling diabetes by using rats with mouse-pancreas transplanted into them is discussed in a new study published in Nature. These findings might, one day, pave the way to a similar transplant in humans. Mice & Rats & Diabetes Diabetes is characterised by a pancreatic functional impairment. The pancreas is the organ meant to secrete the

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Ancient, Alien-Like Insect Discovered in Stone Amber

A 100-million-year-old alien-like insect with a triangular head has been discovered in a semi-precious stone amber in Myanmar, says a new study published in the journal Cretaceous Research. The ET-insect, named Aethiocarenus burmanicus (A. burmanicus), was a tiny female without wings—small but scary. It dates back to the time of the dinosaurs. The only other

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