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Black Hole OJ 287

Research News – PhysicsJune 30, 2020

Flares from the Supermassive Binary Black Hole OJ 287 put constraint on the “No Hair Theorem”

NASA’s infra-red observatory Spitzer has recently observed the flare from gigantic binary black hole system OJ 287...

COVID-19 Clinical TrialJune 16, 2020

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone: Have Scientists Found Cure for Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients?

Low-cost dexamethasone reduces death by up to one third in hospitalised patients with severe respiratory complications of COVID-19

CommentaryJune 06, 2020

Central Dogma

‘Central Dogma of Molecular Biology’: Should ‘Dogmas’ and ‘Cult Figures’ Have Any Place in Science?

‘’The central dogma of molecular biology deals with the detailed residue-by-residue transfer of sequential information from DNA to protein via RNA. It states that such information is unidirectional from DNA to protein...

Research NewsJune 04, 2020

molecular-origin

Molecular Origin of Life: What Formed First – Protein, DNA or RNA or a Combination Thereof?

‘Several questions about origin of life have been answered, but much remains to be studied’’ said Stanley Miller and Harold Urey way back in 1959 after reporting laboratory synthesis of amino acids in primitive earth conditions...

COVID-19, Vitamin DJune 02, 2020

vitamin-D

Vitamin D Insufficiency (VDI) Leads to Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

Easily correctable condition of Vitamin D Insufficiency (VDI) has very severe implications for COVID-19. In countries worst affected by COVID-19 such as Italy, Spain and Greece, Vitamin D insufficiency (VDI) rates were high...

May 2020



mysterious-dark

Commentary May 20, 2020

How the Mysterious ‘Dark Matter’ Regions of Human Genome Influence Our Health?

The Human Genome Project revealed that ~1-2% of our genome makes functional proteins while the role of the remaining 98-99% remains enigmatic. Researchers have tried to uncover the mysteries surrounding the same and this article throws light...

PerspectiveMay 14, 2020

bridging-the-gap

Bridging the Gap Between Science and The Common Man: A Scientist’s Perspective

The hard work performed by the scientists lead to limited success, which is measured by peers and contemporaries by way of publications, patents and awards. As and when the success happens, it directly benefits the society...

Research News – AstronomyMay 13, 2020

abell

Abell 2384: The New Twist in the Story of Merger of Two ‘Galaxy Clusters’

X-ray and radio observation of galaxy system Abell 2384 reveals collision of two galaxy clusters that travelled through each other forming a binodal system with a bridge of superhot gas between two cluster lobes and...

AnalysisMay 09, 2020

humans-and-viruses

NLRP3 Inflammasome: A Novel Drug Target for Treating Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients

Several studies indicate that activation of NLRP3 inflammasome is responsible for acute respiratory distress syndrome and/or acute lung injury (ARDS/ALI) seen in severely ill COVID-19 patients which often result in death due....

Research News- PhysicsMay 08, 2020

PENTATRAP

PENTATRAP Measures Changes in Mass of an Atom When it Absorbs and Releases Energy

The researchers at Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics have successfully measured infinitesimally small change in the mass of individual atoms following quantum jumps of electrons within by using the ultra-precise Pentatrap...

Analysis May 08, 2020

humans-and-viruses

Humans and Viruses: A Brief History of Their Complex Relationship And Implications for COVID-19

Humans would not have existed without viruses because viral protein plays a key role in the development of human embryo. However, at times, they pose existential threats in the form of diseases as in the case of current COVID-19....

Research NewsMay 07, 2020

a-novel-approach

A Novel Approach to ‘Repurpose’ Existing Drugs For COVID-19

A combination of biological and computational approach to study protein-protein interactions (PPIs) between the viral and the host proteins in order to identify and repurpose drugs for an effective treatment of COVID-19 and...

Research NewsMay 02, 2020

development-of-herd-immunity

Development of Herd Immunity Against COVID-19: When Do We Know That an Adequate Level is Reached to Lift Lockdown?

Social interaction and vaccination both contribute to development of herd immunity however development of herd immunity as a result of social interaction is directly proportional to the number of secondary infections that arise from the...

Research News – Physics May 01, 2020

unveiling-the-mystery

Unveiling the Mystery of Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry of the Universe with Neutrino Oscillation Experiments

T2K, a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment in Japan, has recently reported an observation where they have detected a strong evidence of a difference between fundamental physical properties of neutrinos and that of the corresponding...

April 2020



COVID-19

April 25, 2020

How Compensating Innovators Could Help Lift Lockdown due to COVID-19

For quicker lifting of lockdown, the innovators or entrepreneurs holding IP rights over novel technologies with potential to improve diagnostics and therapeutics for COVID-19, who may otherwise be unable to launch the products at scaled up level due to financial and operational constraints...

April 18, 2020

Why ‘Matter’ Dominates the Universe and not ‘Antimatter’? In Quest of Why Universe Exists

In the very early universe, soon after the Big Bang, the ‘matter’ and the ‘antimatter’ both existed in equal amount. However, for the reasons unknown so far, the 'matter' dominates the present universe. The T2K researchers have recently shown..

April 17, 2020

Convalescent Plasma Therapy: An Immediate Short-Term Treatment for COVID-19

Convalescent plasma therapy holds key for the immediate treatment of severely sick COVID-19 patients. This article discusses effectiveness of this therapy and its present status about its use in treating COVID-19

April 14, 2020

COVID-19

Vaccines for COVID-19: Race Against Time

Development of vaccine for COVID-19 is a global priority. In this article, the author has reviewed and evaluated research and development and the present status of vaccine development.

April 10, 2020

covid-19

Diagnostic tests for COVID-19: An Evaluation of Current Methods, Practices and Future

Laboratory tests for diagnosis of COVID-19 currently in practice as advised by the international bodies of experts are reviewed and evaluated.

April 08, 2020

nasal-gel

Nasal Gel: A Novel Means of Containing COVID-19

Use of nasal gel as a novel means to inactivate COVID-19 in a biological manner and prevent its entry into human body may help avert community transmission of this virus, thereby helping in disease control and management.

April 07, 2020

nasal-gel

COVID-19 Containment Plan: Social Distancing vs. Social Containment

The containment scheme based on 'quarantine' or 'social distancing' has emerged as the main tool in fight against COVID-19. But, there are concerns about economic and psychological costs. A researcher offers ''social containment''...

April 04, 2020

covid-19

Use of Face Masks Could Reduce Spread of COVID-19 Virus

WHO doesn't recommend face masks generally to the healthy people. However, CDC has now laid down new guideline and say ''people should wear cloth masks when they go outside''. New evidence suggest that the usage of surgical face masks could prevent spread of human coronaviruses...

April 02, 2020

welsh-ambulance-service

Welsh Ambulance Service’s Plea for Public’s Honesty During Covid-19 Outbreak

The Welsh Ambulance Service is asking the public to be open and transparent about the nature of their call and their symptoms so it can signpost patients to the most appropriate care and safeguard its crews from contracting the virus.

January, February, March 2020



COVID-19

February 12, 2020

COVID-19: The Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Given New Name by WHO

The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been given new name COVID-19 by the international body WHO which makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with this virus.

February 01, 2020

xenobots

Xenobots: The First Living, Programmable Creature

Researchers have adapted living cells and created novel living machines. Called xenobots, these are not a new species of animals but pure artefacts, designed to serve human needs in future.

January 20, 2020

ginkgo

What Makes Ginkgo biloba Live for Thousand Years

Gingko trees lives for thousands years by evolving compensatory mechanisms to maintain a balance between growth and ageing.

January 15, 2020

advance

Advance in Dating of Interstellar Materials: Grains of Silicon Carbide Older Than Sun Identified

Scientists have improved the dating techniques of interstellar materials and identified oldest known grains of silicon carbide on earth. These stardusts are pre-solar in age, formed prior to birth of sun 4.6 billion years ago.

January 13, 2020

aminoglycosides

Aminoglycosides Antibiotics Could Be Used to Treat Dementia

In a breakthrough research, the scientists have demonstrated that aminoglycosides (gentamicin) antibiotic could be used to treat familial dementia.

October, November, December 2019



July 27, 2019

agricultural

Enhancing Agricultural Productivity Through Establishing Plant Fungal Symbiosis

Study describes a new mechanism which mediates the symbiont associations between plants and fungi. This opens up avenues to increase agricultural productivity in the future by growing better resilient crops that require less water, land and lesser use of chemical fertilizers.

July 25, 2019

ginkgo

Menstrual Cups: A Reliable Eco-friendly Alternative

Women need safe, effective and comfortable sanitary products for menstrual management. New study summarizes that menstrual cups are safe, reliable, acceptable yet low-cost and environment-friendly alternative to existing sanitary products...

July 24, 2019

advance

Complete Connectivity Diagram of the Nervous System: An Update

Success in mapping the complete neural network of male and female worms is an important progress towards understanding function of the nervous system.

July 22, 2019

aminoglycosides

Resveratrol Can Protect Body Muscle in Mars’ Partial Gravity

The effects of partial gravity (example on Mars) on our muscular system is still partly understood. Study in rats shows that resveratrol, a compound found in grape skin and red wine, can mitigate muscle impairment in a Mars partial gravity...

July 19, 2019

anorexia

Anorexia is Linked with Metabolism: Genome Analysis Reveals

Anorexia nervosa is an extreme eating disorder characterized with significant weight loss. Study on genetic origins of anorexia nervosa has revealed that metabolic differences play an equally important role along with psychological effects in the development of this disease. The new understanding can help to develop novel treatments for anorexia.

July 18, 2019

green-designs

Green Designs to Manage Urban Heat

Temperatures in big cities are rising due to ‘urban heat island effect’ and this is increasing the intensity and frequency of heat events. Study uses computational modeling to assess characteristics associated with increased temperatures across land-uses in cities to provide nature-based heat-mitigating solutions for different land-uses.

July 17, 2019

low-eroi

Low EROI of Fossil Fuels: Case for Developing Renewable Sources

Study has calculated energy-return-on-investment (EROI) ratios for fossil fuels from first extraction stage till the last stage when the usable fuel is ready. It is concluded that fossil fuels EROI ratios are low, declining and are similar to renewable...

July 15, 2019

extra-terrestrial

Extra-Terrestrial: Search for Signatures of Life

Astrobiology suggest that life is abundant in the universe and the primitive microbial life forms (beyond earth) could be found earlier than intelligent forms. The search for the extra-terrestrial life involves looking for...

July, August, September 2019



sugary-beverages

July 13, 2019

Consumption of Sugary Beverages Increases Cancer Risk

Study shows a positive association between consumption of sugary beverages and 100 percent fruit juices with increased risk of overall cancer and breast cancer. The study adds evidence to support policy decisions to restrict consumption of sugary drinks by general population.

July 12, 2019

solar-cell

Singlet-Fission Solar Cell: An Efficient Way to Convert Sunlight into Electricity

Scientists from MIT have sensitized existing silicon solar cells by singlet exciton fission method. This can increase efficiency of solar cells from 18 percent to as high as 35 percent thus doubling energy output thereby reducing costs of solar technology.

July 11, 2019

anxiety

Anxiety: Matcha Tea Powder and Extract Show Promise

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time effects of Matcha tea powder and extract in reducing anxiety in an animal model. Matcha is a safe, natural alternative to relieve anxiety and elevate mood.

July 10, 2019

tooth-anti-bacterial

Tooth Decay: A New Anti-Bacterial Filling That Prevents Reoccurrence

Scientists have incorporated a nanomaterial having antibacterial property into composite filling material. This new filling material can effectively prevent reoccurrence of tooth cavities caused due to virulent bacteria.

July 09, 2019

paralyzed-arms-and-hands

The Paralyzed Arms and Hands Restored by Nerve Transfer

Early nerve transfer surgery to treat paralysis of arms and hands due to spinal injury is helpful in improving function. Post two years of surgery and physiotherapy, patients regained function in elbows and hands leading to improvement in independence in their daily lives.

July 08, 2019

longevity

Longevity: Physical Activity in Middle and Older Age is Crucial

Study shows that engaging in long-term physical activity can help middle-aged and older adults lower their risk of diseases and mortality. The benefit of exercise is regardless of previous levels of physical activity when the person was younger.

July 05, 2019

green-designs

BrainNet: The First Case of Direct ‘Brain-To-Brain’ Communication

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time a multiple-person ‘brain-to-brain’ interface where three persons collaborated to complete a task via direct ‘brain-to-brain’ communication. This interface called BrainNet paves way for direct collaboration between brains for solving a problem.

July 04, 2019

low-eroi

‘Autofocals’, a Prototype Eyeglass to Correct Presbyopia (Loss of Near Vision)

Scientists from Stanford University have developed a prototype of auto-focusing eyeglasses which automatically focus on where the wearer is looking. It can help correct presbyopia, a gradual age-related loss of near vision faced by people of 45+ age group. Autofocals provide a more effective and accurate solution than traditional eyeglasses.

July 03, 2019

science-truth

Science, Truth, and Meaning

The book presents a scientific and philosophical examination of our place in the world. It reveals the journey mankind has made from the philosophical enquiry of the early Greeks to how science has profoundly influenced our conception of existence.

June 2019



sleep-traits

June 30, 2019

Sleep Traits and Cancer: New Evidences of Breast Cancer Risk

Synchronizing sleep-wake pattern to night-day cycle is critical for good health. WHO classifies body clock disruption as probably carcinogenic in nature. A new study in The BMJ has investigated direct effects of sleep traits (morning or evening preference, sleep duration and insomnia) on risk of developing breast cancer and found..

June 28, 2019

e‐tattoo

E‐Tattoo to Monitor Blood Pressure Continuously

Scientists have designed a new chest-laminated, ultrathin, 100 percent stretchable cardiac sensing electronic device (e-tattoo) to monitor heart functions. The device can measure ECG, SCG (seismocardiogram) and cardiac time intervals accurately and continuously for longer duration to monitor blood pressure.

June 18, 2019

anxiety

Social Media and Medicine: How Posts Can Help Predict Medical Conditions

Medical scientists from University of Pennsylvania have found that medical conditions could be predicted from contents of social media posts

June 14, 2019

circular

Circular Solar Halo

Circular Solar Halo is an optical phenomenon seen in the sky when sunlight interacts with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. These pictures of solar halo were observed on 09 June 2019 in Hampshire England.

June 12, 2019

tissue-engineering

Tissue Engineering: A Novel Tissue-specific Bioactive Hydrogel

Scientists have for the first time created an injectable hydrogel which beforehand incorporates tissue-specific bioactive molecules via novel crosslinkers. The hydrogel described has strong potential for usage in tissue engineering.

June 10, 2019

longevity

Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment by Injecting amNA-ASO into the Brain

Experiments in mice show that injecting amino-bridged nucleic acid-modified antisense oligonucleotides (amNA-ASO) into the brain is a potent and efficient approach to target SNCA protein for treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

June 07, 2019

polar-bear

Polar Bear Inspired, Energy-efficient Building Insulation

Scientists have designed a nature-inspired carbon tube aerogel thermal insulating material based upon the microstructure of polar bear hair. This lightweight, highly-elastic and more efficient heat insulator opens up new avenues for energy-efficient building insulation

June 05, 2019

food-wastage

Food Wastage Due to Premature Discarding: A Low-cost Sensor to Test Freshness

Scientists have developed an inexpensive sensor using PEGS technology which can test food freshness and can help reduce wastage due to discarding food prematurely (throwing away of food solely because it is close to (or passed) the use-by date, regardless of its actual freshness). The sensors can be integrated into food packaging or tags.

June 03, 2019

science-truth

MediTrain: A New Meditation Practice Software to Improve Attention Span

Study has developed a novel digital meditation practice software which can help healthy young adults to improve and sustain their attention span

May 2019



sleep-traits

May 29, 2019

New Understanding of Mechanism of Tissue Regeneration Following Radiotherapy

Animal study describes role of URI protein in tissue regeneration after exposure to high-dose radiation from radiation therapy.

May 27, 2019

foods-and-health

Consumption of Highly Processed Foods and Health: New Evidences from Research

Two studies provide evidences that associate high consumption of ultra-processed food with increased health risks

May 24, 2019

drinking-water

The Challenge of Safe Drinking Water: A Novel Solar Powered Home-based, Low Cost Water Purification System

Study describes a novel portable solar-steaming collection system with polymer origami which can collect and purify water at a very low cost

May 22, 2019

anxiety-relief

Anxiety Relief Through Probiotic and Non-Probiotic Diet Adjustments

A systematic review provides comprehensive evidence that regulating microbiota in intestine could be a possible approach to relieve symptoms of anxiety

May 20, 2019

treating-cancer

Treating Cancer Through Restoring Function of Tumour Suppressor Using Vegetable Extract

Study in mice and human cells describes reactivation of an important tumour suppressive gene using a vegetable extract thus offering a promising strategy for cancer treatment

May 17, 2019

harnessing-solar-energy

Advancement in Harnessing Solar Energy to Generate Power

Study describes a novel all-perovskite tandem solar cell which has the potential to provide inexpensive and more efficient way to harness Sun’s energy to generate electrical power

May 15, 2019

heart-attack

Gene Therapy for Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction): Study on Pigs Improved Cardiac Function

For the first time, delivery of genetic material induced heart cells to de-differentiate and proliferate in a large-animal model after myocardial infarction. This led to improvement in heart functions.

May 13, 2019

understanding

An Update in Understanding of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Study describes a novel mechanism involved in progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and highlights protein Mitofusin 2 as having the potential to be a possible treatment model

May 05, 2019

sense-of-smell

Decline in Sense of Smell May be Early Sign of Health Deterioration Among Elderly

A long follow up cohort study shows that loss of sense of smell could be an early predictor of health problems and higher mortality among older adult

May 03, 2019

excessive-intake-of-protein

Excessive Intake of Protein for Bodybuilding May Impact Health and Lifespan

Study in mice shows that long-term consumption of dietary protein containing high amounts of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) can result in excessive eating caused due to dietary amino acid imbalance. This affects metabolic health and causes reduced lifespan.

May 01, 2019

exploiting-biocatalysis

Exploiting Biocatalysis to make Bioplastics

A plethora of avenues exist where biocatalysis and biotransformation reactions can be used for human and environmental benefit.

April 2019



disruption

April 30, 2019

Disruption of Body Clock due to Irregular Insulin Secretion Associated with Untimely Eating Increases Risk of Chronic Diseases

Feeding regulates level of Insulin and IGF-1. These hormones play key role in maintaining blood sugar level. This study proposes that these hormones..

April 26, 2019

gene-editing-in-lizard

First Successful Gene Editing in Lizard Using CRISPR Technology

This first case of genetic manipulation in a lizard has created a model organism that could help gain further understanding of reptile evolution and development

April 24, 2019

cats-are-aware

Cats Are Aware of Their Names

Study shows the ability of cats to discriminate spoken human words based on familiarity and phonetics

April 23, 2019

coconut-oil

Coconut Oil in Food Reduces Skin Allergy

New study in mice shows effect of consuming dietary coconut oil in controlling allergic skin inflammation

April 17, 2019

general-readers

Scientific European Connects General Readers to the Original Research

The USP of the magazine is the availability at the end of the article of a list of sources with details and links to the original research articles, so that anyone interested can go and read the relevant research paper simply by clicking the link provided.

April 16, 2019

pigs-brain

Revival of Pigs Brain after Death : An Inch Closer to Immortality

Scientists have revived pigs brain four hours after its death and kept alive outside the body for several hours

April 16, 2019

coconut-oil-decreases

Alzheimer’s Disease: Coconut Oil Decreases Plaques in Brain Cells

Experiments on mice cells shows a new mechanism pointing towards potential benefits of coconut oil in managing Alzheimer’s disease

April 15, 2019

combination-therapy

A New Combination Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease: Animal Trial Shows Encouraging Results

Study shows a new combination therapy of plant-derived compounds to reverse cognitive impairment in mice

April 12, 2019

hiv-infection

Advances in Treatment of HIV Infection by Bone Marrow Transplantation

New study shows a second case of successful HIV remission after a bone marrow transplant

April 11, 2019

image-of-the-shadow

The First Ever Image of The Shadow of a Black Hole

Scientists have successfully taken first ever picture of the shadow of a black hole providing direct observation of its immediate environment

April 05, 2019

ultrahigh-angstrom

Ultrahigh Ångström-Scale Resolution Imaging of Molecules

Highest level resolution (Angstrom level) microscopy developed that could observe vibration of molecule

April 04, 2019

testing-hair

Diagnosing Vitamin D Deficiency by Testing Hair Sample Instead of Blood Test

Study shows first step towards developing a test for measuring Vitamin D status from hair samples

April 02, 2019

green-tea-vs-coffee

Green Tea Vs Coffee: The Former Seems Healthier

According to a study conducted among elderly in Japan, consuming green tea may reduce risk of poor Oral Health Related Quality of Life

March 2019



i2t2-intelligent-injector

March 15, 2019

I2T2 (Intelligent Injector for Tissue Targeting): Invention of a Highly Sensitive Injection That Targets Tissue Precisely

A new innovative injector which can deliver medications to difficult locations of the body has been tested in animal models

March 15, 2019

Assist Rapid Drug

A Virtual Large Library to Assist Rapid Drug Discovery and Design

Researchers have built a large virtual docking library which would assist in rapidly discovering new drugs and therapeutics

March 15, 2019

Mobile Telephony

Mobile Telephony in Combination with Internet-Connected Diagnostic Devices Offers Novel Ways to Diagnose, Track and Control Diseases

Studies show how existing smartphone technology can be used to predict and control infectious and non-infectious diseases

March 15, 2019

good-sleep

Identification of Neuro-Immune Axis: Good Sleep Protects Against the Risk of Heart Diseases

New study in mice shows that getting enough sleep every night could provide protection from cardiovascular diseases

March 15, 2019

Blood Test

A First Ever Prototype ‘Blood Test’ Which Can Objectively Measure the Severity of Pain

A novel blood test for pain has been developed which can help to provide objective treatments based on severity of pain

March 15, 2019

Treat Osteoarthritis

A Potential Method to Treat Osteoarthritis by Nano-Engineered System for Delivery of Protein Therapeutics

Researchers have created 2-dimensional mineral nanoparticles to deliver treatment in the body for cartilage regeneration

March 15, 2019

Sesquizygotic

Understanding Sesquizygotic (Semi-Identical) Twins; The Second, Previously Unreported Type of Twinning

Case study reports first rare semi-identical twins in humans to be identified during pregnancy and only second ever known till now

March 15, 2019

Asthma Among

PARS: A Better Tool to Predict Asthma Among Children

Two computer-based tools have been created and tested in independent studies for predicting and improving asthma care

March 15, 2019

Batteryless

A Batteryless Cardiac Pacemaker Powered by Natural Heartbeat

Study shows for the first time an innovative self-powered heart pacemaker tested successfully in pigs

February 2019



Automated Virtual

February 15, 2019

Automated Virtual Reality (VR) Treatments for Mental Health Disorders

Study shows effectiveness of an automated virtual reality treatment to psychologically intervene in reducing a person’s fear of heights

February 15, 2019

Breakfast Eating

Does Regular Breakfast Eating Really Help Reduce Body Weight?

A review of previous trials shows that eating or skipping breakfast may not have any impact on a person’s health

February 15, 2019

Diabetes

Delivering Oral Dose of Insulin to Patients of Type 1 Diabetes: Trial successful in Pigs

A new pill has been designed which delivers insulin into the bloodstream easily and pain-free, in pigs for now

February 15, 2019

E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes Twice More Effective in Helping Smokers to Quit Smoking

Study shows the e-cigarettes are twice more effective than nicotine-replacement therapy in helping smokers to quit smoking.

February 15, 2019

Self-Adjusting

A Unique Textile Fabric with Self-Adjusting Heat Emissivity

The first temperature-sensitive textile has been created which can regulate our body’s heat exchange with the environment

February 15, 2019

Bacteria

Influence of Gut Bacteria on Depression and Mental Health

Scientists have identified several groups of bacteria which varied along with depression and quality of life in humans

February 15, 2019

Sign Alert

Vital Sign Alert (VSA) Device: A Novel Device for Use in Pregnancy

A novel vital signs measurement device is ideal for low resource settings for timely intervention of illnesses during pregnancy

February 15, 2019

Crystallization

Carbon Capture Based on Crystallization of Bicarbonate-water Clusters: A Promising Approach to Control Global Warming

A new carbon capture method has been devised to capture carbon dioxide from fossil-fuel emissionss

February 15, 2019

Painful Neuropathy

Relief from Painful Neuropathy Through the Clearance of Partially Damaged Nerves

Scientists have found a new way in mice to get relief from the chronic neuropathic pain

January 2019



Organic Farming

January 15, 2019

Organic Farming Can Have Much Greater Implications for Climate Change

Study shows growing food organically has higher impact on climate because of more land use

January 15, 2019

Air Pollution

Air Pollution A Major Health Risk to the Planet: India Worst Affected Globally

Comprehensive study on the seventh biggest country of the world, India, shows how ambient air pollution is majorly affecting health outcomes

January 15, 2019

Intermittent

Intermittent Fasting Can Make Us Healthier

Study shows that intermittent fasting for certain intervals can promote good health by boosting our metabolism

January 15, 2019

Developing a Treatment

Gluten Intolerance: A Promising Step Towards Developing a Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis and Celiac Disease

Study suggests a new protein involved in development of gluten intolerance which be a therapeutic target.

January 15, 2019

Effective Enough

Probiotics Not Effective Enough in Treating ‘Stomach Flu’ in children

Twin studies show that expensive and popular probiotics may not be effective in treating ‘stomach flu’ in young children.

January 15, 2019

Vitamin D

Magnesium Mineral Regulates Vitamin D Levels in Our Body

A new clinical trial shows how mineral magnesium has the ability to regulate vitamin D levels in our body

January 15, 2019

Anti-Malarial Drug

Discovery of Chemical Leads for Next Generation Anti-Malarial Drug

A new study has used robotic screening for shortlisting chemical compounds which could be ‘prevent’ malaria

January 15, 2019

Anti-Ageing

New Anti-Ageing Intervention to Slow Motor Aging and Prolong Longevity

tudy highlights the key genes which can prevent motor function decline as an organism ages, for now in worms

January 15, 2019

Brain Pacemaker

A Wireless ‘‘Brain Pacemaker’’ That Can Detect and Prevent Seizures

Engineers have designed a wireless ‘brain pacemaker’ which can detect and prevent tremors or seizures in patients suffering from neurological disorders
COVID-19

Bacterial Predator Could Help Reduce COVID-19 Deaths

A type of virus that preys on bacteria could be harnessed to combat bacterial infections in patients whose immune systems have...

June 24, 2020

Pharmaceutical News

Sun Pharma Presents Data, Offering Insights for Treating People with or at Risk of Skin Cancer

Sun Pharma has presented data on ODOMZO (drug for treatment of skin cancer) and LEVULAN KERASTICK + BLU-U, (for treating...

June 16, 2020

Pharmaceutical News

Tildrakizumab for Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Could Sun Pharma's 'Ilumya' be a Better Option?

Tildrakizumab is being marketed by Sun Pharma under the trade name Ilumya, and has been approved by FDA in March 2018 after analysis of data from Phase...

June 15, 2020

Inspiration

Barry's Half-Century of Saving Iives in North Wales

AN AMBULANCE service stalwart is celebrating a half-century of saving lives in North Wales.

June 08, 2020

Research - Dentistry

Scurvy Continues to Exist Among Children

Scurvy, a disease caused due to deficiency of vitamin C in diet is supposed to be non-existent, however there were several reports of cases of scurvy among children...

May 22, 2020

Bulgaria - Human evolution

The Oldest Evidence of Human Existence in Europe, Found in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has proven to be the oldest site in Europe for human existence by virtue of the present scientific evidence using high-precision carbon dating and..

May 21, 2020

Industry News

mRNA-1273: Moderna Inc.'s mRNA Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus Shows Positive Results

A biotech firm, Moderna, Inc. has announced that 'mRNA-1273', their mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus has shown positive results in the phase 1 clinical trials

May 19, 2020

News - Space Technology

PHILIP: Laser-Powered Rover to Explore Super-Cold Lunar Craters for Water

Though data from orbiters have suggested presence of water ice, the exploration of lunar craters in the polar regions of moon has not been possible due to the...

May 18, 2020

Research News - Ocean Science

Oceanic Internal Waves Influence Deep-Sea Biodiversity

Hidden, oceanic internal waves have been found to play a role in deep-sea biodiversity. In contrast to the surface waves, the internal waves are...

May 16, 2020

News - COVID-19 drugs trial

Drug Trials for COVID-19 Begins in the UK and USA

Clinical Trials to evaluate effectiveness of anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and antibiotic, Azithromycin in treating older people with COVID-19...

May 15, 2020

Research News - Material Sciences

Harnessing Waste Heat to Power Small Devices

The scientists have developed a suitable material for use in thermo-electric generators based on 'anomalous Nernst effect (ANE)' that increases the voltage..

May 11, 2020

Austria - Archaeology

An Accurate Diagnostic Marker for "Ancient Beer" Research and Evidence of Malting in Neolithic Central Europe

A team involving the Austrian Academy of Sciences have presented a novel microstructural marker for malting in the archaeological record. In doing so, the..

May 09, 2020

UK-NHS

HEROES: A Charity Founded by NHS Workers to Help NHS Workers

Founded by NHS workers to help NHS workers, has raised funds to financially support workers during the national health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 08, 2020

Belgium

PROBA-V Completes 7 years in the Orbit Serving Humankind

The Belgian satellite PROBA-V, developed by European Space Agency has completed 7 years in orbit providing daily data on the state of vegetation at the global scale.

May 08, 2020

Ireland

Irish Research Council Takes Several Initiatives to Support Research

Irish government announces EUR 5 million in funding to support 26 projects under the COVID-19 rapid response research and innovation program.

May 07, 2020

Germany - Industry News

Securenergy solutions AG to Provide Economic and Eco-Friendly Solar Power

The three companies SecurEnergy GmbH from Berlin, Photon Energy Solar GmbH, and IWE group from Denmark have combined their common skills..

May 07, 2020

Research news

European COVID-19 Data Platform: EC Launched Data Sharing Platform for Researchers

The European Commission has launched www.Covid19DataPortal.org where the researchers can store and rapidly share datasets. The rapid sharing of..

May 06, 2020

Research news

Heinsberg Study: Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) for COVID-19 Determined for the First Time

The infection fatality rate (IFR) is more reliable indicator of the extent of the infection. In this study, the researchers found the actual infection rate for..

May 06, 2020

Brief Research News

ISARIC Study Indicates How Social Distancing Could Be Fine-tuned in Near Future to Optimise 'Protecting Lives' and 'Kickstart National Economy

The recently completed UK-wide, ISARIC Study on analysis of 16749 patients with severe COVID-19 disease across 166 hospitals indicated..

May 1, 2020

Flares from the Supermassive Binary Black Hole OJ 287..

June 30, 2020

Bacterial Predator Could Help Reduce COVID-19 Deaths

June 24, 2020

Dexamethasone: Have Scientists Found Cure for Severely Ill COVID-19..

June 16, 2020

Sun Pharma Presents Data, Offering Insights for Treating People with or at Risk of Skin Cancer

June 16, 2020

Tildrakizumab for Treatment of Moderate-to-severe Psoriasis: Could Sun Pharma's...

June 15, 2020

Barry's Half-Century of Saving Iives in North Wales

June 08, 2020

'Central Dogma of Molecular Biology': Should 'Dogmas' and 'Cult Figures'..

June 06, 2020

Molecular Origin of Life: What Formed First - Protein, DNA or RNA..

June 04, 2020

Vitamin D Insufficiency (VDI) Leads to Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

June 02, 2020

Scurvy Continues to Exist Among Children

May 22, 2020

The Oldest Evidence of Human Existence in Europe, Found in Bulgaria

May 21, 2020

How the Mysterious 'Dark Matter' Regions of Human Genome..

May 20, 2020

mRNA-1273: Moderna Inc.'s mRNA Vaccine Against Novel..

May 19, 2020

PHILIP: Laser-Powered Rover to Explore Super-Cold Lunar..

May 18, 2020

Oceanic Internal Waves Influence Deep-Sea Biodiversity

May 16, 2020

Drug Trials for COVID-19 Begins in the UK and USA

May 15, 2020

Bridging the Gap Between Science and The Common Man: A Scientist's..

May 14, 2020

Abell 2384: The New Twist in the Story of Merger of Two 'Galaxy Clusters'

May 13, 2020

Harnessing Waste Heat to Power Small Devices

May 11, 2020

NLRP3 Inflammasome: A Novel Drug Target for Treating Severely Ill..

May 09, 2020

An Accurate Diagnostic Marker for "Ancient Beer" Research and..

May 09, 2020

PROBA-V Completes 7 years in the Orbit Serving Humankind

May 08, 2020

HEROES: A Charity Founded by NHS Workers to Help NHS Workers

May 08, 2020

PENTATRAP Measures Changes in Mass of an Atom When it Absorbs and Releases Energy

May 08, 2020

Humans and Viruses: A Brief History of Their Complex Relationship And..

May 08, 2020

Irish Research Council Takes Several Initiatives to Support Research

May 07, 2020

Securenergy Solutions AG to Provide Economic and Eco-Friendly Solar Power

May 07, 2020

A Novel Approach to 'Repurpose' Existing Drugs For COVID-19

May 07, 2020

European COVID-19 Data Platform: EC Launched Data Sharing Platform for Researchers

May 06, 2020

Heinsberg Study: Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) for COVID-19 Determined for the First Time

May 6, 2020

Development of Herd Immunity Against COVID-19: When Do We Know That an..

May 2, 2020

Unveiling the Mystery of Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry of the..

May 1, 2020

ISARIC4C Study Indicates How Social Distancing Could Be Fine-tuned in Near..

May 1, 2020

How Compensating Innovators Could Help Lift Lockdown due to COVID-19

April 25, 2020

Why 'Matter' Dominates the Universe and not 'Antimatter'..

April 18, 2020

Convalescent Plasma Therapy: An Immediate Short-Term Treatment for COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Vaccines for COVID-19: Race Against Time

April 14, 2020

Diagnostic tests for COVID-19: An Evaluation of Current Methods, Practices and Future

April 10, 2020

Nasal Gel: A Novel Means of Containing COVID-19

April 8, 2020

COVID-19 Containment Plan: Social Distancing vs. Social Containment

April 7, 2020

Use of Face Masks Could Reduce Spread of COVID-19 Virus

April 4, 2020

Welsh Ambulance Service's Plea for Public's Honesty During Covid-19 Outbreak

April 2, 2020

COVID-19: The Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Given New Name by WHO

February 12, 2020

Xenobots: The First Living, Programmable Creature

February 1, 2020

What Makes Ginkgo biloba Live for Thousand Years

January 20, 2020

Advance in Dating of Interstellar Materials: Grains of Silicon Carbide Older Than Sun Identified

January 15, 2020

Aminoglycosides Antibiotics Could Be Used to Treat Dementia

January 13, 2020

Fresh plea for responsible use of 999 over Christmas period

July 28, 2019

Enhancing Agricultural Productivity Through Establishing Plant Fungal Symbiosis

July 27, 2019

Menstrual Cups: A Reliable Eco-friendly Alternative

July 25, 2019

Complete Connectivity Diagram of the Nervous System: An Update

July 24, 2019

Resveratrol Can Protect Body Muscle in Mars' Partial Gravity

July 22, 2019

Anorexia is Linked with Metabolism: Genome Analysis Reveals

July 19, 2019

Green Designs to Manage Urban Heat

July 18, 2019

Low EROI of Fossil Fuels: Case for Developing Renewable Sources

July 17, 2019

Extra-Terrestrial: Search for Signatures of Life

July 15, 2019

Consumption of Sugary Beverages Increases Cancer Risk

July 13, 2019

Singlet-Fission Solar Cell: An Efficient Way to Convert Sunlight into Electricity

July 12, 2019

Anxiety: Matcha Tea Powder and Extract Show Promise

July 11, 2019

Tooth Decay: A New Anti-Bacterial Filling That Prevents Reoccurrence

July 10, 2019

The Paralyzed Arms and Hands Restored by Nerve Transfer

July 09, 2019

Longevity: Physical Activity in Middle and Older Age is Crucial

July 08, 2019

BrainNet: The First Case of Direct 'Brain-To-Brain' Communication

July 05, 2019

'Autofocals', a Prototype Eyeglass to Correct Presbyopia (Loss of Near Vision)

July 04, 2019

Science, Truth, and Meaning

July 03, 2019

Sleep Traits and Cancer: New Evidences of Breast Cancer Risk

June 30, 2019

E?Tattoo to Monitor Blood Pressure Continuously

June 28, 2019

Social Media and Medicine: How Posts Can Help Predict Medical Conditions

June 18, 2019

Circular Solar Halo

June 14, 2019

Tissue Engineering: A Novel Tissue-specific Bioactive Hydrogel

June 12, 2019

Parkinson's Disease: Treatment by Injecting amNA-ASO into the Brain

June 10, 2019

Polar Bear Inspired, Energy-efficient Building Insulation

June 07, 2019

Food Wastage Due to Premature Discarding: A Low-cost Sensor to Test Freshness

June 05, 2019

MediTrain: A New Meditation Practice Software to Improve Attention Span

June 03, 2019

New Understanding of Mechanism of Tissue Regeneration Following Radiotherapy

May 29, 2019

Consumption of Highly Processed Foods and Health: New Evidences from Research

May 27, 2019

The Challenge of Safe Drinking Water: A Novel Solar Powered..

May 24, 2019

Anxiety Relief Through Probiotic and Non-Probiotic Diet Adjustments

May 22, 2019

Treating Cancer Through Restoring Function of Tumour Suppressor Using Vegetable Extract

May 20, 2019

Advancement in Harnessing Solar Energy to Generate Power

May 17, 2019

Gene Therapy for Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction): Study on..

May 15, 2019

An Update in Understanding of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

May 13, 2019

Decline in Sense of Smell May be Early Sign of Health Deterioration Among Elderly

May 5, 2019

Excessive Intake of Protein for Bodybuilding May Impact Health and Lifespan

May 3, 2019

Exploiting Biocatalysis to make Bioplastics

May 1, 2019

Disruption of Body Clock due to Irregular Insulin Secretion Associated..

April 30, 2019

First Successful Gene Editing in Lizard Using CRISPR Technology

April 26, 2019

Cats Are Aware of Their Names

April 24, 2019

Coconut Oil in Food Reduces Skin Allergy

April 23, 2019

Scientific European Connects General Readers to the Original Research

April 17, 2019

Revival of Pigs Brain after Death : An Inch Closer to Immortality

April 16, 2019

Alzheimer's Disease: Coconut Oil Decreases Plaques in Brain Cells

April 16, 2019

A New Combination Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease: Animal Trial..

April 15, 2019

Advances in Treatment of HIV Infection by Bone Marrow Transplantation

April 12, 2019

The First Ever Image of The Shadow of a Black Hole

April 11, 2019

Ultrahigh Angstrom-Scale Resolution Imaging of Molecules

April 5, 2019

Diagnosing Vitamin D Deficiency by Testing Hair Sample Instead of Blood Test

April 4, 2019

Green Tea Vs Coffee: The Former Seems Healthier

April 2, 2019

I2T2 (Intelligent Injector for Tissue Targeting): Invention..

March 15, 2019

A Virtual Large Library to Assist Rapid Drug Discovery and Design

March 15, 2019

Mobile Telephony in Combination with Internet-Connected Diagnostic Devices..

March 15, 2019

Identification of Neuro-Immune Axis: Good Sleep Protects Against the Risk of Heart Diseases

March 15, 2019

A First Ever Prototype 'Blood Test' Which Can Objectively Measure the Severity of Pain

March 15, 2019

A Potential Method to Treat Osteoarthritis by Nano-Engineered System..

March 15, 2019

Understanding Sesquizygotic (Semi-Identical) Twins; The Second, Previously..

March 15, 2019

PARS: A Better Tool to Predict Asthma Among Children

March 15, 2019

A Batteryless Cardiac Pacemaker Powered by Natural Heartbeat

March 15, 2019

Automated Virtual Reality (VR) Treatments for Mental Health Disorders

February 15, 2019

Does Regular Breakfast Eating Really Help Reduce Body Weight?

February 15, 2019

Delivering Oral Dose of Insulin to Patients of Type 1 Diabetes: Trial..

February 15, 2019

E-Cigarettes Twice More Effective in Helping Smokers to Quit Smoking

February 15, 2019

A Unique Textile Fabric with Self-Adjusting Heat Emissivity

February 15, 2019

Influence of Gut Bacteria on Depression and Mental Health

February 15, 2019

Vital Sign Alert (VSA) Device: A Novel Device for Use in Pregnancy

February 15, 2019

Carbon Capture Based on Crystallization of Bicarbonate-water Clusters..

February 15, 2019

Relief from Painful Neuropathy Through the Clearance of Partially Damaged Nerves

February 15, 2019

Organic Farming Can Have Much Greater Implications for Climate Change

January 15, 2019

Air Pollution A Major Health Risk to the Planet: India Worst..

January 15, 2019

Intermittent Fasting Can Make Us Healthier

January 15, 2019

Gluten Intolerance: A Promising Step Towards Developing a Treatment..

January 15, 2019

Probiotics Not Effective Enough in Treating 'Stomach Flu' in children

January 15, 2019

Magnesium Mineral Regulates Vitamin D Levels in Our Body

January 15, 2019

Discovery of Chemical Leads for Next Generation Anti-Malarial Drug

January 15, 2019

New Anti-Ageing Intervention to Slow Motor Aging and Prolong Longevity

January 15, 2019

A Wireless "Brain Pacemaker" That Can Detect and Prevent Seizures

January 15, 2019

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