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World's smallest dinosaur tracks identified as belonging to raptors: Research

Dinosaur tracks uncovered in South Korea have been identified as belonging to sparrow-sized dinosaur raptors, marking the smallest prints of their kind, according to latest Australian-linked research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 16:21:19

AI may help predict Alzheimer's disease 6 years before doctors

A new artificial intelligence (AI) system developed by US researchers may be capable of detecting the early signs of Alzheimer's disease six years before doctors can make an actual diagnosis.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/9 12:06:02

Chinese researchers call for stronger protection of snow leopards

Researchers from 19 Chinese organizations have called for more efforts to promote protection of snow leopards and their habitats.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 20:20:47

Leafy greens diet could help prevent major cause of blindness: research

Eating green leafy vegetables could help prevent the macular degeneration eye disease, a major cause of blindness, according to latest Australian research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 15:00:05

Viruses in blood lead to digestive problems: study

Viruses such as West Nile and Zika that target the nervous system in the brain and spinal cord also can kill neurons in the guts of mice, disrupting bowel movement and causing intestinal blockages, US researchers have found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 9:27:02

Chinese researchers identify new autism risk gene

Chinese researchers have discovered the functions of a gene that regulates brain functions and that its deficiency can potentially cause autism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/28 22:38:40

Scientists find key gene related to primates' growth, lifespan

Chinese scientists have identified a gene playing an important role in regulating the development and lifespan of primates through genome-editing technology and experiments on monkeys and human stem cells.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/23 11:54:36

Scientists create cellular map to explain mechanism for nasal infection

American researchers have developed the first global cellular map of a human barrier tissue during inflammation, leading to a novel mechanism that may explain what sustained chronic rhinosinusitis.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/23 7:28:12

American scientists develop gene therapy for blinding disease

American scientists have developed a gene therapy in treating a form of eye disease that progressively robs people of their sight and peripheral vision before blindness develops.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/21 7:17:31

Scientists find new antibiotic candidate in human body

American and Italian researchers found a new antibiotic candidate in the human body, offering a potential in developing new drug that could be used as antibiotics against drug-resistant bacteria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/21 7:17:04