Researchers have found a natural way to increase the potency of antibiotics – maple syrup extract. The team found common antibiotics like ciprofloxacin and carbenicillin are greatly enhanced in their antimicrobial effect by the phenolic extract, to the extent that the same effect was achieved by 90% less antibiotic.
Recent studies of endogenous retroviruses have produced a shocking, unrelated result. It is now clear that along with developing the placenta in females, retroviruses are also responsible for the development of stronger muscle mass in males.
According to a study by University of Washington researchers, diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity in the child.
Researchers have now come up with a good way to cool down supercomputers, as well as save millions of gallons of water at the same time.
The first ever survey of African Elephants, spanning many nations, just concluded, and it gave forth a dismal picture. We’re losing the war against poachers.
A Harvard University team of researchers with expertise in various fields recently came together to develop the first entirely soft robots. Soft robots until now always contained some hard components, like the microchip, circuit boards etc.
After a massive screening of existing drugs, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found two classes of compounds that may work against the Zika virus.
After the recent discovery of extensive fossilized riverbeds on Mars, the idea that the Red Planet could have been habitable 4 billion years ago has gained more traction.
Contrary to the popularly held belief, biofuels increase carbon emissions. This new paper by scientists from the University of Michigan was published in the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change.