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Friday, 23 August 2019

Science News

  • A new drug for diabetes

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Indian scientists have found that a plant-derived substance called chalcone can be used to make an effective anti-diabetic drug. Chalcone, which is ubiquitously found in many plants, improv...Read more

  • Success in 3-D bioprinting of cartilage

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    A team of researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in th...Read more

  • A new test kit for early cancer detection

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Scientists around the world are striving for effective detection of cancer in the early stages, and a Chinese scientist may have found a quick way of knowing whether malignant tumors exist ...Read more

  • A promising technology for killing microbes

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    A team of researchers from Rutgers University has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper. They found out that by applying ...Read more

  • A glow stick for detecting cancer

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Chemiluminescence, or chemical light, is the principle behind the glow sticks or light sticks used as quick tools to grab when the electricity goes out. But they can also be used to diagnos...Read more

  • Diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Apr, 2017

    Columbia University researchers have developed a personalized algorithm that predicts the impact of particular foods on an individual's blood sugar levels. The algorithm has been integrated...Read more

  • New eye test for detecting early signs of glaucoma

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Apr, 2017

    In clinical trials, the pioneering diagnostic developed by researchers at University College London (UCL) and the Western Eye Hospital allowed doctors to see individual nerve cell death in ...Read more

  • Nanodiamond-enhanced MRI offers wide range of diagnostic applications

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    Nanodiamonds - synthetic industrial diamonds only a few nanometers in size - have recently attracted considerable attention because of the potential they offer for the targeted delivery of ...Read more

  • Indian scientists getting closer to new HIV vaccine

    Science |  News | 20 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    Indian scientists have recently identified a new antibody against HIV subtype-C from Indian patients. This finding will help design vaccines against HIV in the future. When given along with...Read more

  • Mango leaves used for developing fluorescent quantum dots

    Science |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2017

    Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay have been able to produce cheap probes for bioimaging and for intracellular temperature sensing by developing fluorescent gr...Read more