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High-frequency electromagnetic fields at work not behind brain tumors

A new study done by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (IS Global) claims that there is no clear association between being exposed to...

Now optical fibers can identify the materials around them

Since optical fibers have become almost necessary for operating devices such as thermometers, acting like sensors by detecting changes in pressure etc. For structures...

Soy diets could work wonders for women’s bone strength

After menopause, osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are some of the many concerns that women have to look into. A new study...

Biodegradable, paper-based biobatteries are here

A new study done by researchers from the University of Binghamton University, State University at New York, claims that batteries in the future may...

High-performing soil microbes key to sustainable agriculture

With the help of the right microbes, plants growth can be drastically improved. A new study done by University of California claims that the...

Can you learn while you sleep?

A group of researchers, led by Philippe Peigneux, who is a professor at the Faculty of Psychological Science and Education from the Université Libre...

Is too much screen time harming children’s eyesight?

Children today are spending more and more time on their phones, and parents and doctors both fear that this might harm children’s visual development....

Children highly vulnerable to health disorders because of climate change

A new research by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Irving Medical Center suggests that young children are much vulnerable...

Effectively taking statins can treat lung cancer

A new study done by researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and published recently in the journal Nature Communications talks about why air...

Small birds migrating to Africa fly at high altitudes

Small birds who migrate from Scandinavia to Africa during autumn fly as high as 4,000 meters above the sea level sometimes, according to a...