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The researchers of United States find that Electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells

The researchers in the United States (US) have found that Electronic Cigarettes (ECs) produce a stress response in brain stem cells. They identified the mechanism underlying EC-induced stem cell toxicity as “Stress-Induced Mitochondrial Hyper-fusion (SIMH) using cultured mouse neural stem cells. The study showed that exposure of stem cells to e-liquids, aerosols, or nicotine produces ..

India’s first cloned Assamese buffalo male calf ‘Sach-Gaurav’ born in Haryana

The Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB) has claimed that India’s first cloned Assamese buffalo male calf ‘Sach-Gaurav’ has born in Hisar, Haryana on December 22, 2017. The calf was born to a Murrah buffalo through a normal delivery. It was also the first to be born in the field, 100 kms from the ..

Hwang Woo-suk: The man who cloned first Dog is back to fame

Hwang Woo-suk is a South Korean scientist and researcher, best known for creating Snuppy, the world’s first cloned dog. He was a professor of theriogenology and biotechnology at Seoul National University. He was a national hero in South Korea till 2006, when some of his research into creating human stem cells from a cloned embryo ..