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12 - 18 February 2018Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (12 - 18 February 2018)


d41586-018-01985-4_15461416USA cuts funding to major science agencies including NIH and NSF
US president makes last-minute decision to abandon proposal for major cuts to National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy’s science office. Find source


brain  tissueNew stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
Researchers have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain's natural healing tendencies in animal models. Find source




crispr disease detectionCRISPR has 100-fold greater sensitivity for disease detection
CRISPR-based diagnostic tool advanced, miniature paper test developed, 100-fold greater sensitivity, ability to detect multiple targets at once & other improvements provide more power for detecting genetic signatures. Find source


crisprScientists transformed cells in to data recorders
Gene-editing tool can be harnessed to give a close-up view of life's most basic processes.CRISPR–Cas9 turns DNA into a sensitive recording device that can document duration, order of events within cells & even erase & re-record information in the same genome.  Find source


180212112000_1_540x360Cancer-fighting nanorobots programmed to seek and destroy tumors
Study shows first applications of DNA origami for nanomedicine. Scientists have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink tumors by cutting off their blood supply. 
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Volume 5, Issue 1 (25 November 2017)


Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationship in different genotypes of cotton for future breeding

Jehan Bakht, Marina Iqbal, Mohammad Shafi

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Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Bacterial Pathogens Isolated From Wound Infections in a Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan

Ibrar Khan, Naveed Sarwar, Bashir Ahmad, Sadiq Azam, Noor Rehman

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Phytochemical and biological screening of Berberis aristata

Muhammad Rizwan, Alamgir Khan, Hira Nasir, Aslam Javed, Syed Zawar Shah 

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Potential impact of microbial consortia in biomining and bioleaching of commercial metals

Komal Ijaz, Javed Iqbal Wattoo, Basit Zeshan, Tanveer Majeed, Tanzeela Riaz, Sehar Khalid, Sahajahan Baig, Mushtaq A. Saleem

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Optimization of sulphuric acid pre-treatment of Acacia saw dust through box-bhenken design for cellulase production by B. Subtilis

Aasiya Anjum, Muhammad Irfan, Fouzia Tabbsum, Hafiz Abdullah Shakir, Javed Iqbal Qazi

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