In today’s world, even though electric cars are receiving attention and growing in popularity, they remain limited in how many miles they can drive before the battery runs out. However, new advancements may improve energy performance and create a safe design for lithium-ion batteries. Conventional lithium-ion batteries use graphite as the anode since it is […]
The wait was finally over. On 7th October, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was announced at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, where the Physics and Physiology Prizes were awarded a few days ago. Two women, Emmanuelle Charpenteir and Jennifer A. Doudna, were jointly awarded the Prize for their “discovery of a method for […]
Hepatitis, a combination of the Greek words for liver and inflammation, is caused by viral infections, alcohol abuse, environmental toxins, or autoimmune diseases. Hepatitis A usually has a short-term impact on patients and is transmitted by polluted water or food. However, blood-borne hepatitis can lead to a chronic condition with the development of liver cancer […]
During the week of the Deaf, ConnectHear produced an emotive Dear Hearing People video campaign. The video showed a few Deaf and hard of hearing people sending a message to all hearing people of Pakistan to listen to them in sign language. The response can be exhibited in the tens of thousands of views they have gotten on the video.
It is commonly thought that high-level mobility led to the spread of ideas and material culture in ancient rising cities leading to urbanism. However, new genetic research from the ancient world’s most important trading hub offers a different reasoning. An international team of scientists examined DNA data from 110 skeletal remains in West Asia from […]
To study the aftermath of the infections by the coronavirus, researchers at Harvard Medical School and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are using an antibody detection tool called VirScan. Developed in 2005, VirScan detects the antibodies in people’s blood which helps indicate the active and past infections by bacteria and viruses. Using a single drop […]
Astronomer Galileo Galilei observed four moons orbiting around Jupiter some 400 years ago. But it is only in the last four decades that astronomers have been able to study the four moons and reveal their mechanisms of orbit. The four moons (lo, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) are one fourth of the Earth’s radius in size; […]
With COVID-19 taking over the world in 2020, the effectiveness and sustainability of the global healthcare systems and economic policies are put into question. However, due to the pandemic, scientists and researchers are losing precious field data due to a halt in climate and ecological monitoring projects. Twice a year, a group of scientists at […]