Grape seed extract kills cancer cells, beer increases life span,coloured silk, chemical dissolution, Memorial diamonds…


Grape seed extract kills prostate cancer cells
A new study has revealed that the synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, encourages the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed…Read more

 

Beer increases life span, while coffee shortens

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that coffee can shorten life expectancy, while beer can increase it. Scientists have found that caffeine shortens, and alcohol lengthens, telomeres – the end parts of chromosomal DNA…Read more 

 

Silkworms fed with dyed leaves spin coloured silk

Cultivated silkworms find use in fines clothing, are obtained by spinning luxurious white silk fibres. But current dyeing practices produce wastewater that contains potentially harmful toxins, so scientists are turning to a new, “greener” dyeing method …Read more

 

New technique to predict chemical dissolution

New research have found a new way of predicting how water dissolves crystalline structures like those found in natural stone and cement. The new technique combines cutting-edge experimental techniques and computer simulations… Read more

 

‘Memorial’ diamonds!!!

Company called Algordanza transforms human ashes into a diamond, now the deceased loved ones can be worn around the finger or neck. Diamonds are essentially just pressurized carbon atoms…. Read more