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Here’s How You Can Prevent Maskne & Keep Your Skin Healthy During Changing Season

By Puja Gupta The COVID-19 pandemic has left everyone to take precautions to avoid the spread. This means that it has become imperative for everyone...

ICAR Builds Technology To Make Bacteriophages To Control Shrimp Diseases

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to...

This Bacteria Eats Plastic!

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. A team of...

Natural Bacteria, Covid-19 Together May Increase Severity in Obese, Diabetic Patients

The combined effects of the body's natural community of bacteria, also called microbiota, working together with Covid-19 in the lungs could explain the severity...

Scientists Develop Graphene Masks with 80% Anti-Bacterial Efficiency

To fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the scientists have successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80 per cent, which can be...

Probiotics May Help With Obesity And Losing Weight: Study

Researchers have found that probiotics may help children and adolescents with obesity lose weight when taken alongside a calorie-controlled diet. Foods that broaden the profile...

Life on Earth Could Have Sprung From Bacteria From Space: Researchers

Researchers in Japan have provided more evidence supporting the theory that all life on Earth could have sprung from bacteria that landed on the...

This Bacteria Can Endure a Trip to Mars

Researchers have found that a type of bacteria that is highly resistant to environmental hazards survived harsh space conditions for three years, raising the...

Indian Scientists Develop Process to Make Bricks on Moon for Habitation

Research scientists from the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have developed a process to make...

Wearing Unclean Masks is More Dangerous

By Salil Gewali Finally, many individual government authorities have decided to crack the whip on the defaulters who do not care to wear masks properly...

Researchers Discover Good Gut Bacteria With Potential to Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Researchers have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has the potential to reduce the risk of heart disease. The...

Manage Respiratory Health During Monsoon

While Maharashtra continues to grapple with COVID-19, monsoon season has entered the state as well. Mumbai dewellers are now gearing up to tackle a...

Stay Happy To Keep Gastrointestinal Distress At Bay, Research says

Researchers have found that Serotonin, a chemical known for encouraging happiness and well-being, can reduce the ability of some intestinal pathogens to cause deadly...

Safely Disinfect Your Prized Designer Shoes

BY N. LOTHUNGBENI HUMTSOE We know COVID-19 is transmitted via direct contact with respiratory droplets of an infected person (through coughing and sneezing), and touching...

New Strain of Plastic-Eating Bacteria Found

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. This is an environment news. A team of researchers...

Distinctive Bacteria in The Gut May Be Associated With High Blood Pressure

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development...

New Species of Soil Bacteria Can Fight Soil Pollutants

Researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are...

Researchers in USA Use AI Algorithm to Identify New Powerful Antibiotic

US researchers used an artificial intelligence algorithm to identify a powerful new antibiotic compound, which could kill many of the world's most problematic disease-causing...

Scientists Genetically Engineer Bacteria Stains To Help Bees Fight Pests and Pathogens

Scientists have genetically engineered strains of bacteria to help bees fight pests and pathogens that are leading to a widespread deadly trend known as...

Indoor Dust Bacteria Have Transferrable Antibiotic Resistance Genes, Says Study

A study of Northwestern University (NU) found that bacteria living in household dust can spread antibiotic resistance genes, and the researchers believe these genes could...

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