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Game of Thrones MMO developer Bigpoint games bows out of mobile development

Game of Thrones MMO developer Bigpoint games bows out of mobile development

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bigpoint games has unmistakable to refocus on its MMO and familiar game efforts rather than try to eke out a profit in mobile game development. Bigpoint Games, some of the biggest social and browser-based valorous companies in the world, is bowing out of the movable game development business. The Game of Thrones MMO developer announced [...]

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New molecules important for vision and brain function identified

New molecules important for vision and brain function identified

In a pair of related studies, scientists have identified several proteins that help regulate cells’ response to light — and the development of night blindness, a rare disease that abolishes the ability to see in dim light.

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Nanoparticles in polluted air, smoke & nanotechnology products have serious impact on health

Nanoparticles in polluted air, smoke & nanotechnology products have serious impact on health

New groundbreaking research has found that exposure to nanoparticles can have a serious impact on health, linking it to rheumatoid arthritis and the development of other serious autoimmune diseases. The findings have health and safety implications for …

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Greenwich University one log-in portal evolves into development hub

Greenwich University one log-in portal evolves into development hub

A web portal implemented by Greenwich University in 2006 has enabled it to continuously improve processes with a central source of information

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New type of male contraceptive? Key gene essential for sperm development discovered

New type of male contraceptive? Key gene essential for sperm development discovered

A new type of male contraceptive could be created thanks to the discovery of a key gene essential for sperm development. The finding could lead to alternatives to the conventional male contraceptives that rely on disrupting the production of hormones, …

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Method to delay aging of stem cells developed

Method to delay aging of stem cells developed

Stem cells are essential building blocks for all organisms, from plants to humans. They can divide and renew themselves throughout life, differentiating into the specialized tissues needed during development, as well as cells necessary to repair adult …

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How immune cells change wiring of developing mouse brain

How immune cells change wiring of developing mouse brain

Researchers have shown in mice how immune cells in the brain target and remove unused connections between brain cells during normal development. This research sheds light on how brain activity influences brain development, and highlights the newly foun…

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New anti-cancer drug developed

New anti-cancer drug developed

Scientists have created a new type of anti-cancer drug named BP-1-102. The drug, which can be orally administered, targets a key protein that triggers the development of many types of cancer including lung, breast and skin cancers. The development of B…

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Activating genes that suppress tumors and inhibit cancer

Activating genes that suppress tumors and inhibit cancer

A promising new strategy for “reactivating” genes that cause cancer tumors to shrink and die has now been developed. The discovery may aid the development of an innovative anti-cancer drug that effectively targets unhealthy, cancerous tissue without da…

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Newly discovered protein makes sure brain development isn’t ‘botched’

Newly discovered protein makes sure brain development isn’t ‘botched’

Scientists have discovered a protein that appears to play an important regulatory role in deciding whether stem cells differentiate into the cells that make up the brain, as well as countless other tissues. This finding could eventually shed light on d…

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