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50 years of heart transplants
Проект: New in Science

3 Dec 1967, fifty years ago, South Africa hosted the first successful heart transplant. Dead heart in a car accident 25-year-old Denise Darvall was transplanted to a 55-year-old Louis Balkanskom. He lived only 18 days, but died not because of rejection by the body of the heart or failure of the new body, and from bilateral pneumonia. The second patient of the same surgeon lived for more than a year and a half, the third — more than twenty.

13-12-2017 admin 531 0

Scientists have added two new letters to the genetic code
Проект: New in Science

As is known to encode a huge amount of information in the genetic code, used only 4 nucleic acids: adenine, guanine, thymine and cytosine. In the genetic code, they are indicated by the corresponding letters A, G, T and C. Thus, we can say that the "genetic alphabet" consists of 4 letters, and until recently it was believed that it cannot be changed, but a group of scientists from the SCRIPPS Institute for the first time managed to Supplement it with two new letters and leave it fully functioning.

02-12-2017 admin 538 0

In the United States are testing a drug that causes cancer cells to self-destruct
Проект: New in Science

According to the publication Sciense Daily, a group of scientists from the University of Illinois is embarking on clinical trials of an anticancer drug of new type, which causes cancer cells to self-destruct. Moreover, animal studies have yielded success, and now it is time to test the effectiveness of the drug in the treatment of people.

02-12-2017 admin 465 0

Defeated virus: possible return of smallpox

The world's last case of the disease smallpox was recorded on October 26, 1977. Today, the disease that annually had killed hundreds of thousands of people, is defeated. A crucial role in eradicating this deadly virus played by the Soviet doctors. The idea that only global vaccination on the planet ever save people from smallpox, expressed in 1958 at the eleventh session of the who academician Viktor Zhdanov. How vaccination has saved mankind from smallpox and other deadly diseases at RT.

29-10-2017 admin 679 0

The age of antibiotics is over. What now?
Проект: New in Science

When Alexander Fleming returned from vacation in the summer of 1928, and found in his London laboratory table contaminated with the mould Penicillium notatum, he began a new era of superiority of science over nature. Since antibiotics as open to them personally and many other, open through his work, saved millions of lives and saved a huge number of people from suffering. But from the beginning of this era, scientists have known that she would come to an end. They just didn't know when.

22-10-2017 admin 780 0

Synthetic spinal cord will solve the problem of paralysis
Проект: New in Science

Some will say that experience is the best teacher. And for people like Hugh Herr, this opinion is indeed axiomatic. Being a disabled person without legs, he was in dire need of adequate prostheses, but in the end, not finding them, decided to develop their own. Who would have thought that what creates Herr, over time, acquire the status of the world's most advanced bionic technology.

24-09-2017 admin 1056 0

The future of medicine: how biostable will revolutionize surgery
Проект: New in Science

At first glance, the glass is not very suitable replacement for broken bones, but British surgeons have found that the so-called biostable not only stronger than human bone, but can bend, bounce and even fight infection. What does this mean for medicine?

09-08-2017 admin 755 0

Scientists are sounding the alarm: the era of antibiotics ends
Проект: New in Science

Recently it seemed that humanity had won almost all his major enemies, like cholera. However, there are bacteria that have managed to adapt to all known drugs. If the microcosm will increase the pressure, according to doctors in a few years, the threat can be any scratch.

22-01-2017 admin 1190 0

The first "animal cells" can be created by viruses
Проект: New in Science

When a virus infects a living cell, it hijacks and preprogrammed the cage, turning it into a factory for the production of the virus. Scientists from the University of California first discovered, how serious could it be reprogramming: the cells of bacteria effectively transformed into animal or plant cells. Perhaps it is so appeared the first cells of complex organisms.

18-01-2017 admin 1046 0

A quiet revolution in Oncology
Проект: New in Science

The key word here is QUIET. But this is the case when the silence needs to break Tam-Tams, timpani and revolutionary shots "Aurora". And all because in medicine there was a real coup. And know about it. This is genuine and not overblown in the interest of sensation. It is not not theory and practice. This should write and broadcast at every step. And then they will have saved the lives of many people, including those who already do not have the slightest hope.

24-12-2016 admin 1220 0

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