Optogenetics, using light, can be used as an on-off switch in brain cells. It allows scientists to control memory recall, look for neuropathic illness treatment and find specific pathways for disorders, such as anxiety.
Nowadays, everyone wants to be eco-friendly. Many people try to recycle, minimize the use of plastic or purchase only 100% recyclable products. We will do anything for our Mother Earth. What if I told you that we could diminish the use of regular plastic and substitute it with organic, biodegradable material that is as durable
Diabetes is a common life-long health condition, which affects more than 60 million people in Europe. It is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases seen around Europe. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications including heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and nerve damage. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications including heart
Life. There is no more needed for an animal’s life to begin than only two cells- females oocyte and males spermatozoid. The fusion of these cells brings life to continuity by enabling a vigorous proliferation thus making embryo precursor of independent, self sustaining biological system; an animal. Not only 24% of the mouse embryos fully
After showing much promise, a multicentre clinical trial of a hormonal contraceptive has been stopped. A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism shows a male contraceptive injection to be highly effective in preventing unwanted pregnancies but at the cost of several side effects. This study looked at the contraceptive effectiveness
Researchers at the Wyss Institute, Harvard University have developed a portable method for biomolecular manufacturing. They have used this novel technique to create vaccines on demand with no need for power of refrigeration – “just add water”. This will allow vaccines to reach the frontline in remote areas where they are desperately needed the most.
Every year the level of pollution in the world increases dramatically. Each one of us are responsible for this. We know how it affects the environment, but how does air pollution affect our health? What does the research state? According to a new research, air pollution might be affecting us much more than we think.
Author by Nikoleta Žišková Customers´ satisfaction in their purchase is a significant factor that leads businesses to success. That is why more and more companies want to figure out what exactly can persuade us to buy their products.
In medicine and especially in surgery, specialists use sutures in wound management to promote faster and better healing and reduce scarring. Suturing dates back to 3000 B.C.E in Egypt when needles were made from bone, copper or silver, but the sutures were made of biological material such as flax, cotton, hemp, hair and even materials
Scientists have developed a new opioid drug that douses pain but without being addictive or deadly in primates. Opioid drugs such as oxycodone, morphine and codeine are important pain relievers and without them many medical conditions and procedures would be immensely painful for the patient. This sounds ideal. A drug that interacts with opioid receptors