What causes the whiff? Garlic is packed with sulfur-containing chemicals, which are responsible for its characteristic taste and odour. Allicin, in particular, is thought to be the culprit guiltiest of making your hands (and breathe) pong, but..
A SHORT NOTE ON GREEN CHEMISTRY The new emerging development of green chemistry in foreign was connected to environmental problem-solving strategies: from command and control regulation and mandated reduction of industrial emissions at towar..
Up to now, if scientists wanted to study blood cells, algae, or bacteria under the microscope, they had to mount these cells on a substrate such as a glass slide. Physicists at Bielefeld and Frankfurt Universities have developed a method that ..
Researchers at Florida State University’s biomathematics program are using a mix of math and technology in an ambitious search for a cure to Type 2 diabetes. New research by mathematics Professor Richard Bertram has successfully reactiva..
The size of the silver nanocubes and their distance from the base layer of gold determines that frequency, while controlling the spacing between the nanoparticles allows tuning the strength of the absorption. By precisely tailoring these spaci..
Visualizing how species change “The full history of the evolutionary process of a given species can be neatly described by a Yule tree,” says Popovic. “We extended Yule’s model so that we would be able to track evolutio..
Chocolate, considered by some to be the “food of the gods,” has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. Introduced to the Western world by Christoph..
Many people know the benefits of the guava fruit, but are unaware that its plant counterpart also provides several medicinal compounds. Guava leaves are full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, antibacterials, and contains beneficial ta..
Avenue trees are tall, fast growing and majestic trees with thick foliage, grown along road side. The trees provide not only shade for walkers and travelers but also shelter for stray animals from scorching heat, wind, rain, etc. It is an old ..
Disease diagnosis refers to identification of the cause of the disease. Conventional methods include microscopy, culture of specimen and testing for sensitiveness, several immunological assays etc. But these conventional mechanisms often have ..