Researchers from the St. John’s Research Institute, Bengaluru, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Center, UK, try to answer how much of the proteins that we eat is actually digested and absorbed by the body.
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Cancer, a condition where healthy cells in the body grow out of control and instead of undergoing programmed death, keep multiplying without a check, has now become quite widespread. Most of us are familiar with the disease either through personal experience or a loved one battling it.
This study, by researchers from Hungary, India, France and the USA, explored the potential of some new chemical compounds as therapeutic agents against tuberculosis. Such compounds represent new possibilities for further anti-TB drug development.
Researchers from the IASST, Guwahati, used a combination of cutting-edge nanotechnology, antibiotics and enzymes, to punch holes in the defences of the bacterium Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and kill it.
Researchers from the ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, have recently identified parts of the DNA in lentils that are associated with flowering.
Researchers from IIT Kanpur extract a mineral from mutton bones to drive light-based chemical reactions.
In a recent study, published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, a multi-national team of researchers have traced the trail of the Zika virus from the forests of Africa to India and other Asian countries.
In a collaborative study, researchers from the USA, India and China detailed the health risks posed by the toxic emissions from power plants and their impacts on the mortality and life expectancy of people living in these countries.
Researchers impress upon the importance of developing cardiovascular disease risk programs in India by utilizing survey data.