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Volume 3, Issue 4 (25 August 2016)

In-Focus                       

Is the war on terror induced-post traumatic stress disorder; the cause of suicide attack? An approach from psycho-cognitive and neurobiological perspective

Muhammad Imran Khan, Bilqees Sameem, Vahid Nikoui, Ahmad-Reza Dehpour

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Microbiology

Qualitative Phytochemical Analysis and Microbial Inhibitory Activities of Pacific Rain Tree (Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.) Pods

James Kennard S. Jacob, Eden S.

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Health

Thyroid hormone dependent gene expression

 

Ghulam Zahara Jahangir, Faiza Saleem, Shagufta Naz, Neelma Munir, Rukhama Haq, Aleena Sumrin


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Molecular Biology

Detection of Endothelin 2 (Et-2) as a novel biomarker of renal dysfunction in patients of liver Cirrhosis with Ascite

Amna Qureshi, Kalsoom Zaigham, Muhammad Shahzad Iqbal, Qurban Ali

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Seven Days in Life

 19 - 25 September 2016Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (19 - 25 September 2016)

happening
 

markFacebook couple aims to 'cure' all disease 
Famous owner of the scoial website Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have laid out plans to invest $3bn over the next 10 years with the not insignificant goal of tackling all diseases. 
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controversies
 

wagesScience’s 1%: How income inequality is getting worse in research
t universities across several countries, the salary gap between elite scientists and those toiling in the trenches has been expanding over the past few decades, according to labour economists. Wages for top scientists are shooting skywards while others are being left behind. 
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Research
 

six'Sixth sense' may be more than just a feeling
With the help of two young patients with a unique neurological disorder, scientists have discovered that a gene called PIEZO2 controls specific aspects of human touch and proprioception, a "sixth sense" describing awareness of one's body in space.  
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movWatching films releases 'natural painkiller'
Watching a tear jerking film helps in social bonding, say researchers. Experiments by an Oxford University team suggest tragic films and other dramatic works trigger a rush of feel-good chemicals known as endorphins.
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brainWorldwide brain-mapping project sparks excitement — and concern
In recent years, brain-mapping initiatives have been popping up around the world. They have different goals and areas of expertise, but now researchers will attempt to apply their collective knowledge in a global push to more fully understand the brain.
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