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Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells

Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells

Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to...

Common household cleaning products may cause overweight in kids

Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a Canadian study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...

World’s first passive anti-frosting surface fights ice without any chemicals

Nothing foretells the coming of winter like frost on windshields. While the inconvenience of scraping or defrosting car windows may define cold mornings for many...

Chemicals in beauty products may harm women’s hormones

As we go about our daily lives, we are exposed to many different chemicals that could have negative effects on our hormones. These hormonal changes...

Why plastic bottles are recycled into clothes?

How plastic recycling actually works Exercise clothes and trendy handbags made from recycled plastic are all the rage and help consumers feel as if they...

Sucking CO2 from the sky for fuels

Someday, the gasoline you buy might trace its heritage to carbon dioxide pulled straight out of the sky rather than from oil pumped out...

Scientists develop high performance nitride semiconductor for environmentally friendly photovoltaics

A Tokyo Institute of Technology research team has shown copper nitride acts as an n-type semiconductor. It works with p-type conduction provided by fluorine doping. The...
New 2D material for quantum electronics

New 2D material for quantum electronics

An international team led by Assistant Professor Kasper Steen Pedersen, DTU Chemistry, has synthesized a novel nano material with electrical and magnetic properties. This makes...

New material could produce record of electricity when heated in high magnetic fields

In a recent MIT study, scientists find a way to improve thermoelectric materials that can spontaneously produce electricity when one side of the material...

How ‘double-acting’ baking powder acts twice?

Baking powder is used to raise baked goods like cakes and cookies. It's often sold under the label "double-acting," but what does that mean? In this...