Air Pollution Monitoring May Accidentally Help Scientists Track Biodiversity

Air Pollution Monitoring May Accidentally Help Scientists Track Biodiversity

TEHRAN (ANA)- Paper filters from the Auchencorth Moss air quality monitoring station in Scotland were chock full of genetic material from local animals and plants and similar facilities around the globe could help researchers track biodiversity, scientists at the York University found.
Iranian Scientists Produce Hydrogel for Cartilage Repair by Using Biodegradable Ketira Polymer

Iranian Scientists Produce Hydrogel for Cartilage Repair by Using Biodegradable Ketira Polymer

TEHRAN (ANA)- Academic researchers in Iran have produced a multi-layered hydrogel to repair damaged cartilage by using ketira as a biodegradable polymer.
New look at Iceman’s DNA Reveals New Ancestry, Other Surprises

New look at Iceman’s DNA Reveals New Ancestry, Other Surprises

TEHRAN (ANA)- Though the Iceman mummy’s skin is obviously dark, scientists used to think that was a result of being frozen in a glacier for more than 5,000 years but new genetic analysis by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology reveals that Ötzi really was dark-skinned.
Researchers Provide New Insights into Early Biological Evolution on Mars

Researchers Provide New Insights into Early Biological Evolution on Mars

TEHRAN (ANA)- A team of researchers at Indiana University and NASA have uncovered the first tangible evidence for sustained wet-dry evolution on Mars, which is considered essential for prebiotic chemical evolution, a stepping-stone towards the emergence of life.
Iranian Researchers Use New Method to Predetermine Gender of Animal Offspring

Iranian Researchers Use New Method to Predetermine Gender of Animal Offspring

TEHRAN (ANA)- Researchers at Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) have acquired a new method for sex manipulation to predetermine the sex of animal offspring using microfluidic systems to separate cells.
Iranian Researchers Develop Platform to Discover New Drugs from Biological Sources

Iranian Researchers Develop Platform to Discover New Drugs from Biological Sources

TEHRAN (ANA)- Iranian researchers succeeded in designing a platform to discover new drugs from biological sources in a bid to treat diabetes.
New Global Biodiversity Fund Launched in Vancouver

New Global Biodiversity Fund Launched in Vancouver

TEHRAN (ANA)- Environmental leaders of 185 countries agreed at the Global Environment Facility's seventh assembly to launch an innovative new fund for biodiversity that will attract funding from governments, philanthropy, and the private sector.
Iranian Researchers Produce Polyclonal Antibodies

Iranian Researchers Produce Polyclonal Antibodies

TEHRAN (ANA)- The ‘polyclonal antibodies’ which are widely used in disease diagnosis and treatment, detection and removal of environmental pollutants, control of pathogens and purification of protein molecules, were produced by Iranian researchers.
New Human Pangenome Could Help Unveil Biology of Everyone

New Human Pangenome Could Help Unveil Biology of Everyone

TEHRAN (ANA)- More than 20 years after people got a peek at the first draft of the human genome, our genetic instruction book, researchers at the University of California have unlocked the next level: the human pangenome.
Iranian Researcher: Ethical Concerns Still Exist for Birth of Baby with 3 Parents
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Iranian Researcher: Ethical Concerns Still Exist for Birth of Baby with 3 Parents

TEHRAN (ANA)- A member of the scientific board of Royan Research Institute said that despite the advantages and technical possibility of the birth of a baby with 3 genetic parents in Iran, certain ethical concerns still exist.
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