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  • Aug 19 2021

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    X-Files is the most famous sci-fi television series, created by Cris Carter. The two main characters are dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and special agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny).  I have always been passionate about science and I loved X-Files when I was a kid, but my mother didn’t want me t...

  • Jul 15 2021

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    Overheard conversation:Person 1: I really like the new serum I got; it has hyaluronic acid in it. Person 2: What exactly is hyaluronic acid?Person 1: I don’t really know; I just know it’s good for your skin.  Hyaluronic acid sells. It’s in serums, moisturizers, and masks. So, does it help our skin? ...

  • Jun 29 2021

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    The first report of the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) was made in 1973 by Jones and Smith. A lot of focus and advice since has been given to expectant mothers. But what about fathers? Does men’s health and behavior pre-conception impact on fetal development? Specifically, does paternal alcohol consum...

  • Jun 09 2021

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    A study published (June 7th) in the journal BMJ Nutrition reported that ‘plant-based’ diets had a lower risk of developing moderate-to-severe COVID-19 (1). This study involved 2884 front-line healthcare workers from six countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, USA) and was a survey based study,...

  • Jun 07 2021

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    Hi, I hope everyone is doing good amidst the pandemic. Most of us like strawberry flavor in ice creams or biscuits or cakes, right? If you are one of those who like strawberry flavor, here is an interesting and mysterious fact you didn’t know about strawberries. As soon as you hear strawberry, what ...

  • May 27 2021

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    Plastic is everywhere. You can probably see some right now. You might have drunk from a water bottle, eaten your lunch from Tupperware, bought vegetables in a plastic wrapper. Whatever you have done today, plastic has almost certainly played a part. I’m not here to tell you how bad that is for the e...

  • May 24 2021

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    Cancer researchers said, “a drug productivity crisis emerged in the pharmaceutical research and development area (R&D)” (2) with funding increasing to R&D without an increase in developed new drugs. A potential solution is to repurpose drugs we already have and that we know are safe in humans and us...

  • February 16 2021

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    One of the most commonly asked questions by Biologists is: “I want to analyze my data, but I don’t know where to begin.” Bioinformatics encompasses so many different field of analysis under its umbrella that it can be daunting to figure out where to begin, especially given how complex the analysis ...

  • February 12 2021

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    (This article was originally written in June 2019) There are plenty of books, apps, self-help guides, and “Gurus” who claim they can help you find your true love. However, can science help us find “the one”? Are there reasons for the saying “opposites attract”? Science has even investigated whether ...

  • February 2 2021

    Recent research gives insight into the coordinated microbial community flourishment and prevention of vital nutrients loss by barrier formation in plant cells.  By- Gargi Image credit: Jose Luis Unspalsh.com Plant-microbe interaction has been a widely explored area in the last few years. A new study...

  • February 1 2021

    Named Myotis Nimbaensis - or the Nimba Myotis - for the isolated Nimba mountain range in which they were discovered, a new bat species was first described in a Simmons et al. article published on the 13th of January this year1. The Nimba mountains are a mountain range in West Africa, at the borders ...

  • January 5 2021

    2020 has been a pretty quiet year, right? Not much going on in the news at all. All jokes aside, we’ve seen first-hand the importance of good science communication this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic taking over the headlines throughout 2020. We guessed you’ve probably heard enough about the pande...