Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Indoor HEPA filters can reduce pollution indoors when the air outside is unhealthy

Today, outdoor air pollution is one of the biggest contributor to indoor air pollution, but high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that are used inside homes can lead to a  significant reduction in fine-particulate matter in the air as compared...

Sunflower pollen good for bees; has medicinal and protective effects

It has been worrying at how fast the bee populations are declining all over the globe, but a new study offers a glimmer of hope. The study suggests that for promoting bee health and well-being, bees should be given...

Seasonal reservoir filling and emptying in India might lead to earthquakes

The seasonal filling and emptying of reservoirs in India could cause considerable deformation of the surrounding rocks, which might lead to the reduction of strength of nearby faults which, in turn, can trigger earthquakes, report two new papers published...

Microplastics present deep in sand on beaches where turtles nest

A new study by University of Exeter scientists reports that Microplastics have been found deep in the sand on the beaches where sea turtles lay their eggs. The research team found an average of 5,300 particles of plastic per...

New discovery might improve ovarian cancer care

Australian scientists have revealed an improved way to identify which patients would respond to powerful ovarian cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors (PARPi)- this resolves an important question in ovarian cancer care, which is- why some patients respond to these...

New study shows artificial sweeteners have toxic effects on our gut microbes

The Food and Drug and Administration of America had previously approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements that have been now found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, reports a new paper that was published recently in the journal...

New, eco-friendly nanoparticles for artificial photosynthesis

Quantum dots can achieve a lot of things. These are material structures, and are only a few nanometres in size. Their behavior is quite similar to that of molecules or atoms- their size, number of electrons and form can...

AI can improve drug combination design and personalized medicine

A new auto-commentary that was published recently in the journal SLAS Technology talks about how an emerging area of artificial intelligence, especially the analysis of small systems-of-interest specific datasets, can now be used to significantly improve drug development and personalized...

Scientists examine how forest conservation helps coral reefs in Fiji

Researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), and other groups are finding out how forest conservation in Fiji can minimize the impact of human activities on coral reefs and their fish populations. Authors...

Your body’s ‘bomb squad’ can protect your brain against tumors

Researchers have found how a molecule can help counter certain types of brain tumors by identifying and 'disarming' harmful proteins that are responsible for brain tumors. This study on fruit flies, was published recently in the journal eLife, and...

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