Chemistry

Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

A recent study has found that exposure to bisphenol-A or BPA can worsen symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. BPA exists in polycarbonate plastics...
Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

In a new study, researchers have developed a new technique to analyze proteins expressed on cancer cells. The new technique shows promise in more rapidly...
Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

A new study published in ACS Nano has found that a dose of vitamin C helps gold nanowire grow. The research showed that a boost...

These toxic metals linked to higher risk of heart disease

In a recent study, researchers find exposure to lead, copper, cadmium and arsenic is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary...
Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

In a recent study, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory discovered a first-of-its-kind copper and graphite combination. The finding could have implications...
sodium-ion batteries

Scientists developed advanced high-energy sodium-ion batteries

The large consumption of non-renewable resources has pushed the current fossil-fuel-based economy to be at serious risk. One solution is to use renewable energy...
3D printing

3D printed objects can remember their shapes

People use 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) to make 3D solid objects from a digital file. In an additive process, an object is created...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large number of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
green battery

Scientists develop a high-capacity and sustainable zinc battery for energy storage

As solar power and wind power become more important in the world electricity supply, people look for reliable and cheap ways to store energy. Recently,...
Young skin

A wearable second skin making you look young and healthy

Skin is an important organ that has multiple physiological and psychological functions. It protects us from extreme temperatures, radiation, toxins, and mechanical insult while maintaining...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...