Method to reveal undesired biological effects of chemicals

How do pollutants and other chemicals that we are exposed to affect our health? Researchers have applied a method to identify the proteins in the body affected by chemicals. The method can be used to discover at an early stage whether a substance has.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Inmates sue Arkansas doc, jail after unknowingly taking dangerous doses of ivermectin

Detainees “were not informed of the side effects of the drug.” Enlarge / Tablets of ivermectin. (credit: Getty | Nurphoto) Detainees at an Arkansas jail were given ivermectin without their knowledge or consent, a new lawsu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 43 min. ago

Smart soil bugs offer farmers an ecofriendly route to controlling crop diseases

An innovative method of controlling a range of damaging crop diseases using native, beneficial soil bacteria has emerged from a research-industry collaboration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

A giant panda"s gut bacteria help it remain chubby while on a bamboo diet

The giant panda feeds exclusively on fibrous bamboo, yet they still manage to stay chubby and healthy. In a study published January 18 in the journal Cell Reports, researchers reveal that shifts in the bear's gut microbiota in the season when nutriti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

Safe planetary boundary for pollutants, including plastics, exceeded, researchers say

For the first time, an international team of researchers has assessed the impact on the stability of the Earth system of the cocktail of synthetic chemicals and other "novel entities" flooding the environment. The 14 scientists conclude in the scient.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 14 min. ago

Google’s Pixel Notepad may be the long-rumored Pixel Fold

Say goodbye to the Pixel Fold, as leaks reveal the Pixel Notepad name. Plus, fresh rumor suggests it might cost less than the $1,799 Samsung Fold 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 15 min. ago

Jared Kushner Floated the Idea of a Federal Cryptocurrency, Documents Reveal

Jared Kushner Floated the Idea of a Federal Cryptocurrency, Documents Reveal.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Novel design method proposed for reflective optical system with low tilt-error sensitivity

Characterized by large aperture and long focal length, the reflective optical system has the advantages of small number of optical elements and simple optical structure. But the intrinsic aberration and the misalignment derived aberration increase ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 42 min. ago

Hetero-lattice intergrown MOF membranes: A potential solution to polyol upgrading in industry

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) bring tremendous opportunities for separation of liquid chemicals using membranes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 42 min. ago

NASA"s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature On Mars

After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. From a repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Study finds national and international frameworks are imperative for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the term "nature-based solutions" (NbS) refers to those that bring together human well-being, environmental sustainabil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Images reveal devastation in tsunami-hit Tonga

A volcano that exploded on the Pacific island nation of Tonga has almost disappeared from view, new images revealed Tuesday, with swathes of the island nation smothered in grey ash and dust or damaged by a tsunami......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

How Ghostbusters: Afterlife used VFX to bring everyone back

The visual effects supervisors for Ghostbusters: Afterlife explain how they used movie magic to resurrect the franchise and reunite the team......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

How to Prepare for Climate Change"s Most Immediate Impacts

The effects of the climate crisis are happening right now. From natural disasters to supply chain shortages, here's how to cope......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Genetic strategy reverses insecticide resistance

Insecticides play a central role in efforts to counter global impacts of mosquito-spread malaria and other diseases, which cause an estimated 750,000 deaths each year. These insect-specific chemicals, which cost more than $100 million to develop and.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Overcoming a hurdle on the path to renewable-energy storage

If renewable energies are one day to replace fossil fuels, engineers need to find a way to store it reliably and on a large scale. One method that numerous researchers are currently studying involves storing the energy in gaseous form inside electrol.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Control all your PC lighting from a single app with Signal RGB

Signal RGB is a free application that allows control of all your peripheral's lighting effects. Razer, Corsair, SteelSeries, HyperX, Logitech, and more are supported......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Copper-based chemicals may be contributing to ozone depletion

Copper released into the environment from fungicides, brake pads, antifouling paints on boats and other sources may be contributing significantly to stratospheric ozone depletion, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

New fluorescent nanovesicles for intracellular biomarker detection

A new work by the Nanomol Group, belonging to the CIBER-BBN network, together with a team from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, presents new nanovesicles capable of crossing biological barriers such as cell membranes, while maintaining their sensi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Surface mode coupling used to adjust thermal coefficient of delay of photonic-bandgap hollow-core fiber

Recently, a research team from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has proposed a new method of using surface mode (SM) coupling to adjust the thermal coefficient of delay (TCD) of photonic-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Martian meteorite"s organic materials origin not biological, formed by geochemical interactions between water and rock

Organic molecules found in a meteorite that hurtled to Earth from Mars were synthesized during interactions between water and rocks that occurred on the Red Planet about 4 billion years ago, according to new analysis led by Carnegie's Andrew Steele a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022