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Cell shot may restore vision to blind

Cell shot may restore vision to blind

A team of British researchers has reported that injections of light-sensing cells into the eye of totally blind mice can restore their lost vision. The team from the University of Oxford suggested that their research closely resembles the treatments for the patients with degenerative eye disease, though it needs more serious study. The researchers studied [&hellip

Iran ranks 17th in science production

Iran ranks 17th in science production

Iran ranked 17th in terms of science production in the world in 2012, according to the latest statistics released by the Scopus database. The Islamic Republic of Iran ranked 17th in terms of science production in the world in 2012, according to the latest statistics released by the Scopus database. According to the statistics, Iran [&hellip

Immune system ‘booster’ may hit cancer

Immune system ‘booster’ may hit cancer

Vast numbers of cells that can attack cancer and HIV have been grown in the lab, and could potentially be used to fight disease. The cells naturally occur in small numbers, but it is hoped injecting huge quantities back into a patient could turbo-charge the immune system. The Japanese research is published in the journal [&hellip

Shias commemorate Arbaeen in Karbala

Shias commemorate Arbaeen in Karbala

Shia Muslims from around the world gather in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala to commemorate the religious rituals of Arbaeen on January 3, 2012. Shia Muslims from around the world have gathered in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala to hold the religious rituals of Arbaeen, which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom [&hellip

Stress In Youngsters Frightening

Stress In Youngsters Frightening

One in 10 young people feel they cannot cope with day-to-day life, according to a report from The Prince’s Trust. The charity’s Youth Index also reveals that young people not in employment, education or training – NEETs – are more than twice as likely to feel unable to cope as their peers. The report, which [&hellip

Kinder children are more popular

Kinder children are more popular

The study revealed that kinder children were happier and found “greater acceptance in their peer groups” Performing deliberate acts of kindness makes pre-teen children more popular with their peers, say scientists. A team led by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, “assigned” children three acts of kindness each week for four weeks. After the [&hellip

New Witness Protection Scheme To Be Launche

New Witness Protection Scheme To Be Launche

Britain’s first national witness protection scheme will be launched after it was revealed that a quarter of collapsed prosecutions are due to witnesses being unwilling to give evidence. Some £19m is already spent on witness protection programmes in the UK, but their operation and standards vary by area. The new UK Protected Persons Service will [&hellip

Simple eye scan can reveal MS damage

Simple eye scan can reveal MS damage

The retina sits at the back of the eye and houses the cells that provide us with vision A simple eye test may offer a fast and easy way to monitor patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), medical experts say in the journal Neurology. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a scan that measures the thickness of [&hellip

Wireless phone charging to be introduced

Wireless phone charging to be introduced

Charging your smartphone while driving could soon be a simple process needing no cables or adaptors, but using a special wireless mat. Toyota plans to introduce the system for mobile devices in 2013 in its new Avalon sedan, using a charging standard known as Qi (pronounced “chee”). Chrysler wants to offer a similar option in [&hellip

Where Will Technology Be In 5 Years Time?

Where Will Technology Be In 5 Years Time?

IBM says technology will be able to mimic the five human senses IBM has released its list of five predicted technological innovations over the next five years. This year’s  5 in 5 list looks at “how computers will mimic the senses” and relate to the right hand side of the human brain, according to Bernard [&hellip