Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Science News

  • Optical spectroscopy for assessing kidney function

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    A new technique developed by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab promises to improve accuracy and lower costs of real-time assessment of kidney function. It explores the use of ...Read more

  • Bacterial drug resistance can be reversed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    Indian researchers have unravelled the mechanism by which hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas produced by bacteria protects them from antibiotics and plays a key role in helping bacteria develop dr...Read more

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • First synthetic retina for the visually impaired created

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, all artificial retinal research has used only rigid...Read more

  • New microscopic technique to detect metastatic melanomas

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Missouri Columbia have devised a new tool to detect and analyze single melanoma cells that are more representative of the skin cancers developed by most pat...Read more

  • Frog substance shown to kill human flu viruses

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    According to a recent research led by Joshy Jacob of Emory University with a team at the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in Poojapura have confirmed that a compound in the s...Read more

  • New blood test to predict benefits of prostate cancer treatment

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 04 May, 2017

    A new blood test could predict which men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new targeted treatments for the disease. Researchers were able to detect tumour DNA in men's blood an...Read more

  • Simple blood tests for improving hypertension treatment

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 03 May, 2017

    Using two simple blood tests, Western University researchers were able to drastically improve treatment for resistant hypertension across three sites in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. By...Read more

  • Stereotactic radiation highly effective for kidney cancer

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 03 May, 2017

    New research at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Kidney Cancer Program of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center showed that treating metastatic kidney cancer with an advan...Read more

  • 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