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Sucking carbon dioxide from air

With its plenty of formation outcome, Carbon dioxide, the ultimate end product of many man-made and natural processes have become a great pollution hazard in the present times.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

Clean Air Act saved more than 1 billion birds in US

U .S. pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

Top 10 science stories of 2020

HISTORY OF COVID

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

The sustained transformation to a warmer and biologically changed Arctic remains clear In past 15 years

NOAA's 15th Arctic Report Card catalogs for 2020 the numerous ways that climate change continues to disrupt the polar region, with second-highest air temperatures and second-lowest summer sea ice driving a cascade of impacts, including the loss of snow and extraordinary wildfires in northern Russia.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

Future Hybrid Renewable Energy Power Plants

Renewable energy role to provide electric power (the lifeline of present-day civilization) and to protect our environment is well known.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

Arctic ground squirrels recycle nutrients to endure deep hibernation

By studying the body chemistry of hibernating Arctic ground squirrels, researchers have found that the animals are able to recycle their body's own nutrients to survive during a long, inactive winter.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

A sustainable diet for the future - Macroalgae and Mollusks

Omega-3 fatty acids and omega6 fatty acids are essential fatty acids, in addition to other essential micronutrients, like iodine, iron, copper, zinc, and selenium, that are required for building of neural systems in the brain and development of body weight in humans.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

A new polio vaccine prevent the revert of the virus of oral polio vaccine which cause paralysis

WHO listed the nOPV2 vaccine (Bio Farma, Indonesia) for emergency use to address the rising cases of a vaccine-derived polio strain in a number of African and East Mediterranean countries.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

Bed Dust Microorganisms May Boost Children's Health

In the most extensive study of its kind, researchers from the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with the Danish Pediatric Asthma Center at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, have found a link between microorganisms living in the dust of children's beds and the children's own bacteria.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

How Nanotechnology Is Contributing To The Fight Against Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has gripped several countries across the world, resulting in several millions of infected individuals and hundreds and thousands of deaths.

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Scientific India
January - February 2021

How Obesity Leads to Male Infertility

More than 135 million individuals were affected by obesity in India. Prevalence of obesity in India is varying from rural to urban and state-wise.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Fungal co-infection as an aggravated challenge for treatment of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), a serious problem for the whole world. TB is one of the top 10 causes of deaths worldwide.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Mutation in Coronavirus have made it more contagious

Mutation is a change in a DNA sequence. Mutations can result from DNA copying mistakes made during cell division, exposure to ionizing radiation, exposure to chemicals called mutagens, or infection by viruses. Viruses are continuously changing as a result of genetic selection. They undergo subtle genetic changes through mutation and major genetic changes through recombination. Mutation occurs when an error is incorporated in the viral genome. Recombination occurs when coinfecting viruses exchange genetic information, creating a novel virus.-Medical Microbiology

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Storage and distribution of coronavirus Vaccines at Subzero Temperatures Will Be Hard in India

The extreme low temperature of minus 70 degrees Celsius required for storing a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer poses a big challenge for its delivery in a developing nation like India, especially in its smaller towns and rural areas where maintaining such cold chain facilities would be very difficult, AIIMS Director- Dr Randeep Guleria

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Plant Micro RNAs - Sustainable Alternatives for Crop Protection

The growth and productivity of crops is highly dependent on several environmental stresses such as soil pH and texture, climate change leading to high rainfall or drought, temperature extremities, insects, several pests and pathogens.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

How Does Indian Feluda paper strip COVID-19 Test Work?

The paper-strip uses cutting-edge CRISPR gene-editing technology to identify and target the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in less than an hour. The test has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for use in the country.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Collateral impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Tuberculosis burden and management

1. Environmental Pollution and Analysis Lab, Industrial Research and Scientific Innovations, Bhiwadi 2. Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Haryana, Gurugram

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Climate Change and Its Impact on the Marine Ecosystems in Tropical Fisheries

Coastal communities mainly depend on fisheries for their food security, livelihood and economic development.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Covid-19 Pandemic And Children: An Unprecedented Scenario

SARS-CoV-2 which is the causative agent for COVID-19 pandemic continues to manifest with severe acute respiratory syndrome among the adults, however, it offers a considerable signs of less severity and fatality in pediatric age group (0-18 years).

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Air Pollution And Covid-19: A Dangerous Mix

Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air. Car emissions, chemicals from factories, dust, pollen and mold spores may be suspended as particles.

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Scientific India
November - December 2020

Prebiotic production from Agrofood Wastes: An Opportunity to develop high value compounds and generate employment

Increase in agricultural production and their processing simultaneously generating a higher amount of by-products and wastes.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

New malaria transmission patterns emerge in Africa

An international study reveals how future climate change could affect malaria transmission in Africa over the next century. Malaria is a climate sensitive disease; it thrives where it is warm and wet enough to provide surface water suitable for breeding by the mosquitoes that transmit it.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Most homemade masks are doing a great job, even when we sneeze

Aerosol particles are typically classified as less than 5 micrometers, and lie in the range of hundreds of nanometers. However, larger droplets – up to about 1 millimeter in diameter – can also be expelled when an individual speaks, coughs or sneezes. These larger droplets pose a problem because, with sufficient momentum, they can squeeze through the pores of some fabrics, break into smaller droplets and become airborne.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Why different immune responses among different individuals against COVID vaccine?

The Oxford vaccine trial at the centre of safety Concerns this week highlights the idea that people's immune systems respond to vaccines differently.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Effects of Sunscreen UV Filters on Marine species and in Food chain

The organic ultraviolet filters T(UVFs) such as oxybenzone, avobenzone and octocrylene is a major contaminant which can cause effects to the aquatic systems and aquatic habitats.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Global Nanomedicine Market

Nanomedicine involves the use of nanoscale materials, such as biocompatible nanoparticles and nanorobots, for diagnosis, delivery, sensing or actuation purposes in a living organism

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Developmental challenges and some solutions for the Front Runner Covid-19 Vaccines

The emergence of SARS-COVID -19 pandemic has propelled Tthe biotech industry to accelerate the development of several biological modalities.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

Collateral impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Tuberculosis burden and management

Tuberculosis (TB) is a deadly infectious disease that has been around for almost 3 million years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

A short commentary on Molecular diagnosis of COVID-19 using RT-PCR

In today's time, the coronavirus pandemic has caused havoc in the world. This is evidenced in the upsurge of research that is being conducted by both public and private sector laboratories. However, there is a lot of curiosity from the public and individuals are asking the question as to how COVID-19 is being investigated in the laboratories? Keeping this in mind, we have tried to provide information in this article about the detection of COVID-19, thus we hope this information will be helpful to understand the detection of the COVID-19 disease using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Therefore, we will first know what are PCR and the variations thereof between PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, and RTqPCR and how they work. We will further explain how coronavirus is detected through RT-PCR.

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

How To Start Exercising And Stick To It

How to Start Exercising and Stick to It

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Scientific India
September - October 2020

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