Research for Ebola virus and much more


Research towards vaccine for Ebola virus

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest in history, with more than 500 dead and hundreds more infected. Researchers have devoted lots of time for building a vaccine that could stop the disease altogether… Read more 

 

Drinks with high acid content can damage teeth within 30 seconds

Dental researchers have revealed that drinks with high acidity content like soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks can damage young people’s teeth within first 30 seconds of acid attack… Read more

 

New test to detect potentially dangerous caffeine levels in beverages

If you feel your daily beverages as coffee, tea or soda contains caffeine in spite of the decaffeinated label, then you can check the caffeine level with a simple home test… Read more

 

Environmentally friendly way to make coloured plastics

scientists are tapping into those secrets to develop a more environmentally friendly way to make coloured plastics. Their paper on using structure – or the shapes and architectures of materials – rather than dyes, to produce colour… Read more 

 

New material to detect contaminated meat before reaching consumers

Researchers at the University of Alberta are developing smart materials to detect harmful microbes that cause food-borne illnesses before products reach consumers… Read more

 

Scientists create self-assembling protein, polymer nanostructures

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel method for creating self-assembled protein/polymer nanostructures that are reminiscent of fibers found in living cells… Read more 

 

Research towards printing whole new organs for transplants

New budding technology could one day make actual kidneys, livers, hearts and other organs for patients by printing organs. scientists are reporting new understanding about the dynamics of 3-D bioprinting for making working tissues and organs on-demand… Read more

 

 Researchers try to use molybdenum disulfide in photoelectronics

Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants and in petroleum refining. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of interest to scientists as a possible candidate for use in the manufacture of electronics, particularly photoelectronics… Read more

 

Brain chemistry makes some people notice food more easily

According to scientists, brain chemistry may make some people notice food more easily, which can tempt overeating even in people who are not overweight… Read more

 

Aspirin reduces risk of cancer, finds new study

According to a large review of scientific studies, taking a small daily dose of aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – or dying from – bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer… Read more