Bacteria For New Antibiotics Found In River In Chile

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Photo shows Mapocho River, in Santiago, Chile, undated. Researchers were testing the ability of the cholera-causing bacteria to survive in water but ended up detecting two new pathogen inhibitors. (Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered two bacteria with great antibiotic potential in a river in Chile. The breakthrough comes as the search for new bacteria to develop antibiotics is one of humankind’s…

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Scientists Succeed In Reversing Alzheimer’s In Mice

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Developer Eran Lumbroso holds a mouse during a demonstration at The 2nd International Conference of Israel Homeland Security expo on November 12, 2012 in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Uriel Sinai/Getty)

Alzheimer's has been reversed in mice after scientists boosted the formation of new brain cells. A gene therapy fueled neurons in the hippocampus - a region vital for learning and…

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Customs Dog Sniffs Out Hundreds Of Endangered Seahorses

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Customs dog found 844 dried seahorses weighing a total of around five kilograms at Leipzig-Halle Airport in June 2022. (Hauptzollamt Dresden/Newsflash)

Customs officers found nearly 1,000 endangered seahorses being smuggled through an airport to be used as 'natural viagra' by bogus healers. The dried seahorses had been stashed in a freight…

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Better Therapy Hopes As Detection Dogs Sniff It Out

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Recent study by a research team from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo) shows that dogs previously trained with samples from SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals can recognize samples from post-COVID-19 patients. (Sebastian Meller/Newsflash)

COVID-19 detection dogs can also detect Long Covid in people, according to new research by vets in Germany. Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover found that canines…

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Doctors Carry Out Rare Cutting Edge Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Transplant Surgery To Help Premature Baby Boy Grow Lungs

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A baby boy, named Yavuz Selim Cihan, (pictured) who was prematurely born when he was 23 weeks old in Tekirdag, Turkey, holds on to life thanks to the mesenchymal stem cell treatment he received for his lung development. (Newsflash)

Doctors have performed a rare, cutting-edge stem cell transplant surgery on a baby boy who was born prematurely and weighing only 495 grammes to help him develop his tiny lungs.…

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Girl, 5, Collects Bottles And Saves Pocket Money To Help Pay Med Bills For Brother Who Has Cancer

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This five-year-old girl collects and sells bottles to save money for her brother who suffers from cancer in Tangshan, China. (AsiaWire)

This young Chinese girl has been praised for saving her pocket money and also collecting bottles so she can raise cash to pay for her brother's chemotherapy treatment. The family…

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US Scientist Revives Dead Brain Cells, Giving Hope To Alzheimers Patients

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Dr Hande Ozdinler, a Turkish scientist living in the USA, revived dead nerve cells in the brain with 60 days of treatment in her study on animals. (Newsflash)

A Turkish scientist from the US has given hope to ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients after successfully reviving dead brain cells in animals. Northwestern University Associate Professor Pembe Hande Ozdinler,…

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Scientists Discover Glass And Clay Capable Of Destroying COVID-19 In 10 Minutes

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Virus particles pictured, a study by Spanish researchers has identified a type of glass and a clay that reduce viral infectivity by more than 99% in 10 minutes of contact with a virus. (CSIC/Newsflash)

Scientists in Spain say they have discovered a type of glass and a type of clay that have antiviral properties and are capable of destroying viruses including COVID-19 in 10…

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Half Tonne Of Rotting, Maggot And Mold Infested Bushmeat From Africa Seized By Airport Customs

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Cologne customs prevented smuggling of 'Bushmeat' (Galago) from Nigeria. (Hauptzollamt Koln/Newsflash)

German airport Customs have seized half a tonne of rotting African primate, porcupine and antelope 'bushmeat' infested with mold and maggots and hidden between clothes and medicine in packages from…

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