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Volume 4, Issue 2 (25 February 2017)


Green synthesis and antibacterial activities of silver nanoparticles against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Pseudomonas aeruginosaand Staphylococcus aureus

Moses Enemaduku Abalaka, Oghenerobor Benjamin Akpor, Omorefosa O. Osemwegie

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Bacterial contamination of Saudi Arabian paper currency: A report from Al-Kharj

Mohammad Muqtader Ahmed, Farhat Fatima, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Ramadan Al-Shdefat, Mohammad Khalid Anwer, Shahid Jamil, Mutasim Osman Ahmed, Yonus Saeed, Mohammed Noor, Prakash Katakam, Aleemuddin M, Ayesha Farheen

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Antimicrobial activities, pollen diversity and physicochemical properties of natural honey from Southeastern Anatolia of Turkey

Menderes Cenet, Adnan Bozdogan, Gokhan Sezer, Leyla Acar, Zeynep Ulukanli

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A report on asthma genetics studies in Pakistani population


Muhammad Usman Ghani, Muhammad Farooq Sabar, Mariam Shahid, Farheena Iqbal Awan, Muhammad 

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Molecular Biology

Confirmation of root-knot nematode resistant gene Rmi1 using SSR markers

Musarrat Ramzan, Riffat Ahmad, Naheed Kauser, Anis Ali Shah, Rabia Saba, Iqtidar Hussain, Shahina Fayyaz, Saifullah Khan

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Comparative efficacy of different adjuvant containing inactivated vaccines against low-pathogenicity Avian Influenza H9N2 virus

Aayesha Riaz, Muhammad Ali Shah, Murtaz Ul Hasan, Muhammad Yameen, Mamoona Chaudhry, Aafia Malik, Muhammad Arif Zafar, Saif Ur Rehman, Ihsanullah Gawri

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Biosafety risk assessment approaches for insect-resistant genetically modified crops

Inaam Ullah, Muhammad Asif, Mazhar Hussain Ranjha, Romana Iftikhar, Midrar Ullah, Nasir Mehmood Khan, Muhammad Ashfaq

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Seven Days in Life

10 – 16 April 2017Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (10 - 16 April 2017)


heartSelf-taught artificial intelligence beats doctors at predicting heart attacks
Scientists have shown that computers capable of teaching themselves can perform even better than standard medical guidelines, significantly increasing prediction rates. The new method could save millions of lives.
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marchSome 100 groups have now endorsed the March for Science
The March for Science, set for 22 April, is creating a buzz in the scientific community. The march arose as a grassroots reaction to concerns about the conduct of science under President Donald Trump.
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crispr diagHarnessing CRISPR for rapid detection of viral and bacterial infection
A team of scientists has adapted a CRISPR protein that targets RNA (rather than DNA) as a rapid, inexpensive, highly sensitive diagnostic tool with the potential for a transformative effect on research and global public health.
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living geneViewing genes inside living cells
Scientists at University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed a way to track genes inside living cells.3-D maps of gene locations could have a huge impact in our understanding of human health and in the battle against disease. 
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cousinRare Benefits: Genetics of first-cousin marriage families show how some are protected from heart disease
More than 1,800 individuals of first-cousin marriage families from Pakistan are found carrying loss-of-function mutations in both copies of their genes, so-called 'human knockouts' which makes them tolerant to heart disease.
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