Saturday, August 17, 2019



Novel Method Facilitates Quantification of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

A quick and inexpensive method of identifying and quantifying active substances in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and foods is described by researchers at the University of...

Whey protein protects intestine against adverse effects of high-fat diet

In addition to its importance to athletes, bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts, whey protein is also important for the protection it affords against the adverse effects of...

Researchers Map Entire Population of Microorganisms in Sugarcane

A single sugarcane sample is home to 23,811 types of bacteria and 11,727 different groups of fungi, according to researchers at the University of...
Nephrotic syndrome

Discovery of Novel Gene Mutations Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Nephrotic syndrome, a cluster of symptoms of kidney disease mainly evidenced by excessive urinary excretion of protein, has several causes, including genetic mutations that...

Study shows how Zika virus kills brain cells

Recent research has shown that neural progenitor cells – a type of stem cell capable of differentiating into neurons and glial cells – are...

Mini-brains help scientists understand link between Zika and microcephaly

Brazilian scientists have used cerebral organoids – three-dimensional structures called mini-brains that are created in a laboratory from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) –...