Monthly Archives: March 2018

Can UV Light Fight the Spread of Influenza?

This UV light could provide powerful check on influenza epidemics According to the researchers, the use of overhead “far-UVC” light in public spaces could provide a powerful check on seasonal influenza epidemics, as well as influenza pandemics. FITNESS Updated: Feb 11, 2018 11:52 IST Indo Asian News Service According to the researchers, the use of overhead […]

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New malleable ‘electronic skin’ self-healable, recyclable

 Feb. 9, 2018 • By Jim Scott CU Boulder researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable “electronic skin” that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices. Electronic skin, known as e-skin, is a thin, translucent material that can mimic the function and mechanical properties of human skin. A […]

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Researchers develop sustainable concrete using plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand

Academics from our University are collaborating with Indian researchers in a two-year project to create environmentally-friendly concrete that uses plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand. Demand for concrete from India’s booming construction sector led to a rapid rise in unregulated sand extraction from riverbeds, to the extent that such mining is now banned […]

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ETERNAL LIFE Want to live FOREVER? You just have to make it to 2050

A top futurologist has revealed the cut-off date for achieving immortality, and we’ve got bad news for anyone born before the year 1970… REVEALED By Sean Keach, Digital Technology and Science Editor 16th February 2018, 4:46 pm Updated: 16th February 2018, 4:50 pm “If you’re under 40 reading this article, you’re probably not going to die unless […]

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Scientists create functioning kidney tissue

9 February 2018 Scientists have successfully produced human kidney tissue within a living organism which is able to produce urine, a first for medical science. The study led by Professors Sue Kimber and Adrian Woolf from The University of Manchester, signifies a significant milestone in the development of treatment for kidney disease. The Medical Research Council and Kidney Research UK funded project is […]

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