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Scientists Find Fastest, Smallest Nanomotor Yet

The application of nanotechnology in the medical field is mainly focused on drug delivery without harming any healthy cells. In addition to this useful approach, there are still more applications at present, the nanomotors are one of them. By using energy to move, nanomotors, the device opposing to nanoparticles, generally […]

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A large international consortium of researchers has produced the first comprehensive, detailed map of the way genes work across the major cells and tissues of the human body.
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First Comprehensive Map of Human Gene Activity Produced

With the joint efforts of the many researchers from some countries, the first comprehensive and detailed map has been produced to explain the operation of the genes across the major cells and tissues of the human being. Such atlas presents a description of the complex networks governing the gene activity, […]

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Why Late Nights Are Harmful to Your Immune System

Why Late Nights Are Harmful to Your Immune System

Shift work, jet lag and even late nights staring at your smartphone or tablet might be making you sick. This is because the body’s internal clock is set for 12-hour periods of light and darkness. When the rhythm is thrown off, so will be your immune system. According to a […]

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