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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Paralysis reversed: Man walks again after revolutionary transplant fusing nose cells in spine

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Nerve cells from his nose were put into his spine, helping to reform severed connections Paralysed man takes first steps with new treatment A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment that one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough "more impressive than a man walking on the Moon"- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1621464/paralysis-reversed-man-walks-again-after-revolutionary-transplant-fusing
  2. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Professor Peter Walter believes his research can help fight some cancers Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize A joint winner of the Shaw Prize in life science and medicine is confident that his findings can one day be used to help develop a new way of fighting cancer. Professor Peter Walter, an expert in biochemistry and biophysics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603437/shaw-laureate-eyes-even-greater-prize
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    US researchers develop method the make mice transparent

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Breakthrough opens way to map nervous system, and show how cancers spread The see-through mouse has no secrets from researchers Researchers have found a way ... methods have been developed. Last year, for example, a technique that produced see-through mouse brains made headlines. Such treatments reveal far more detail than X-rays or MRI examinations could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564369/us-researchers-develop-method-make-mice-transparent
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... to confirm a significant and sustained increase in stratospheric ozone, which shields the planet from solar radiation- which causes skin cancer and damages crops, among other problems. From 2000 ... there would have been an extra two million skin cancer cases a year. Paradoxically, heat-trapping greenhouse gases- considered the major cause of global warming- are helping to rebuild the ozone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590001/ozone-layer-showing-first-signs-recovery-says-un-study
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    Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, study finds

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Memory's emotions can be rewritten Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better and good things appear worse, scientists have found. The discovery of the mechanism behind the process helps to explain the power of psychotherapeutic treatments for mental illnesses such as depression or post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581529/emotions-connected-memories-can-be-rewritten-study-finds
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Something fishy about intersex bass in Chesapeake Bay

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:12am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... Wastewater Treatment Plant. The previous studies detected abnormal levels of compounds from chemicals such as herbicides and veterinary pharmaceuticals from farms, and from waste spewed by sewer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566372/something-fishy-about-intersex-bass-chesapeake-bay
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Researchers create new rung on DNA ladder, offering hope of new drugs

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:57pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers call the insertion of synthetic materials into E coli's genome a milestone which may hold key to new drug treatments Scientists create ... experimenting with so-called unnatural base pairs, or UBPs, saying they may hold the key to new antibiotics, future cancer drugs, improved vaccines, nanomaterials and other innovations. Until now, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507750/researchers-create-new-rung-dna-ladder-offering-hope-new-drugs
  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Technology that can pinpoint cancer cells looks like it has many other applications, including detecting rogue horse meat, says one of its inventors Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife An intelligent knife used to pinpoint cancer cells in operations may be enlisted to detect horse meat being passed off as beef. The British-based team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297878/forget-swiss-army-knife-here-comes-iknife
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Two men with HIV have been off Aids drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported. Both patients, who were treated in Boston and had been on long-term drug therapy to control their HIV, received stem-cell transplants after developing lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. Since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275446/stem-cell-transplants-clear-hiv-patients-researchers-report
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... people "do not appear to be unsafe", even though no one has ever received the treatment. The conclusion is largely based on lab tests and some animal experiments and the regulator wants ... it into a woman. Such methods have only been allowed for research in a laboratory. But the British Department of Health hopes legislation will be in place by the end of the year that allows treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525394/britains-fertility-regulator-says-creating-embryos-three-peoples-dna-not

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