Saturday 20 December, 2014

Dutch Researchers Develop Smart Membranes

Changing membrane pore size by oxidation and reduction (Image Credit: University of Twente)

The pore size of the smart membranes can be adjusted from the outside: this is very attractive in applications like Continue reading “Dutch Researchers Develop Smart Membranes” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Molecule identified to fight oxidative stress

Investigators at the University of Missouri, US have discovered a molecule that treats oxidative stress Continue reading “Molecule identified to fight oxidative stress” »  More...

This image, called the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF), combines Hubble observations taken over the past decade of a small patch of sky in the constellation of Fornax. With a total of over two million seconds of exposure time, it is the deepest image of the Universe ever made, combining data from previous images including the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (taken in 2002 and 2003) and Hubble Ultra Deep Field Infrared (2009). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team
By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Scientists decode the atmosphere’s ‘detergent’

A team from the University of Pennsylvania has identified an important intermediate molecule and tracked its transformation to hydroxyl radicals Continue reading “Scientists decode the atmosphere’s ‘detergent’” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Even low level of arsenic exposure not safe: Study

Researchers in the US have found that even a very low exposure to arsenic can cause cancer in humans, “raising the possibility that no level of arsenic appears to be safe” Continue reading “Even More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Soon, an anti-depressant without side effects

In a ray of hope for people suffering from depression, researchers have identified a compound that may treat depression just as effectively as the psychoactive drug ketamine Continue reading “Soon, an anti-depressant More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Single drug soon to cure high cholesterol, breast cancer

There may soon be a drug that could lower your cholesterol levels and also treat breast cancer. Researchers have shown that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule can also kill cancerous More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Chemists trio win top Spanish award

Chemists Avelino Corma Canos of Spain and Mark E. Davis and Galen D.Stucky of the US will share the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research Continue reading “Chemists trio win top More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Soon, take the pill through nasal spray

What if spraying your nose can transport the drug to its destination in your body and you don’t require to pop those pills? Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Missing Xenon gas may be resting in earth’s belly: Study

The missing noble gas Xenon did not leave atmosphere and disappeared into space but may be resting at earth’s core, a thrilling study reveals Continue reading “Missing Xenon gas may be resting in earth’s More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Over 16 percent of Chinese soil is polluted

About 16.1 percent of soil in China’s mainland is polluted, an official report said Thursday Continue reading “Over 16 percent of Chinese soil is polluted” »  More...