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New Perspective for Immune System
Biology

New Perspective for Immune System "Enhancement"

January 18, 2013Japanese scientists succeeded to grow in vitro a huge number of lymphocytes which could potentially be used against cancer cells and HIV. Invitro means cultivated and grown in artificial laboratory environment (i.e. opposite of in vivo, which is growth in a living organism as in the nature).

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Biology

Spider Sculpts Large Decoy Spiders

February 02, 2013A new species of sculpting spider has been discovered in Peru. Scientists at the time of this writing believe it to be a member of the Cyclosa genus of arachnids. This spider is unique among the others in the genus, however. The spider is small but sculpts a replica of a quite large and anatomically correct spider at the center of its own web.
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Biology

Gold Nanoparticles Can Be Used To Kill Cancer Cells, New Study Shows

The gold can grow within cancer cells in just 30 minutes.September 14, 2020Gold isn& 39;t just a decoration. It can actually serve some useful purposes. One of these is entering tumor cells to help with x-ray imaging and even killing the cancer.RELATED: HONEYBEE VENOM INDUCES 100 BREAST CANCER CELL DEATHThis discovery was made by Dipanjan Pan, a professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering at UMBC.
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Biology

New Perspective for Immune System "Enhancement"

January 18, 2013Japanese scientists succeeded to grow in vitro a huge number of lymphocytes which could potentially be used against cancer cells and HIV. Invitro means cultivated and grown in artificial laboratory environment (i.e. opposite of in vivo, which is growth in a living organism as in the nature).
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Biology

Orcas Attacking Ships in Spain Leave Scientists Baffled

It& 39;s highly unusual for killer whales to target humans.September 14, 2020Orcas usually do not meddle with human affairs. They simply leave us alone, with the occasional gamification of certain aspects of our technology such as biting on ships rudders to drag along with them for a quick laugh.A few orcas in northern Spain, however, have decided on ramming and rocking unlucky ships and boats.
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Biology

Colleges Send Brains to Students for Dissection at Home

Needless to say, the students were shocked by the packages they got.September 16, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has seen educators get quite creative when it comes to teaching their students. No longer able to teach from classes, the educators have improvised with Zoom sessions and other online educational tools.
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Biology

Global Wildlife Populations Declined by 68% since 1970, WWF Claims

The population sizes of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles have seen an alarming drop.September 14, 2020Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there& 39;ve been instances where nature healed itself and animals came back to reclaim what has been taken by the humans. However, a new report by the World Wildlife Fund& 39;s (WWF) Living Planet Report has shown that such events are not enough to redeem the damage of the past 50 years.
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Biology

HemoLink Sampling Device Could Put an End to Needles for Blood Testing

The HemoLink sampling device from Tasso Inc. could put an end to the use of hypodermic needles for blood testing.April 24, 2015At the mere mention of having to have a blood test, some people feel faint. This is due to the fact that they cannot stand the sight of needles. However, this could be a thing of the past at a company in the US called Tasso Inc have come up with sampling device that does away with the needles.
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