Why are cases of food allergies in developed countries on the rise?

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Biology, Biomedical Science, Covid-19, Health, Health Sciences

Abstract Allergic diseases have increased by over 50% in the last two decades. To raise awareness, education to children about their management and prevention is urgently needed. This is of rising importance as the number of people dying from food allergies, anaphylaxis and allergic asthma continues to rise at a shocking rate. In case this […]

Biofilms in Human Disease

Antibiotic-Resistant Biofilm: Challenge In The Development of Antibiotic Therapy

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Biology, Biomedical Science, Health, Health Sciences, Medicine

Abstract Pathogens are acquiring resistance faster than the introduction of new antibiotics. A growing number of infections such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, salmonellosis, etc are becoming harder to treat due to antibiotic resistance. Therefore, it is the need of the time to conduct research in order to reduce antibiotic resistance by microorganisms. The article will […]

A close up of text on a white background Description automatically generated

Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Biology, Biomedical Science, Health, Health Sciences, Medicine

Abstract The human gut microbiome is home to trillions of microorganisms, but according to recent research, this number can be greatly altered depending on one’s daily dietary intake. Researchers have been studying effects of common diets such as vegetarian, vegan, carnivore, and ketogenic diets as well as infant diets on gut flora, which have provided […]

Telemedicine: The Future of Health Care?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Biomedical Science, Covid-19, Medicine

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several drastic changes in not only our everyday lifestyle but also healthcare. From school to social gatherings, almost everything has shifted to an online platform and medicine is no different. Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare services remotely with the help of modern telecommunication technology. To gain an […]

The Journey Of Physics So Far

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Physics

Introduction The study of physics has captured the human mind for centuries. Encompassing some of the greatest minds of history, the evolution of physics has followed the human race since the beginnings of civilization. Filled with both complementing and contrasting thought experiments, theories, and revelations, the journey to modern-day physics is an exciting and complicated […]

Using CRISPR Cas9 to treat Cancer

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Biology, Biomedical Science, Technology

Abstract This article will explore the use of CRISPR Cas9 technology to create models of tumors to improve understanding of which genes are responsible for tumor initiation and progression, and to develop therapies that target those genes. There are already different types of immunotherapies, such as engineered TCR therapy and CAR T cell therapy, which […]

Optimal Paper Hydrolysis Methodology for Bioethanol Production

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Chemistry

Abstract The world has a large demand for fuel, and in particular, environmentally friendly fuels such as bioethanol. There has been a growing interest in using paper as a feedstock for bioethanol production, as this generates a two-fold effect of both removing waste from landfills and meeting global energy needs. Paper undergoes acid-based or enzymatic […]

Century eggs: What are they?

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Biology, Chemistry

Abstract Century eggs are one of the traditional delicacies originating from China. This research investigated the difference between traditional and industrial methods of making century eggs, through various factors such as the number of steps required and time required for century eggs to complete their formation. Secondary to this comparison, the chemical process and scientific […]

Science at the Interface

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Education

Introduction Science has performed a pertinent position in shaping our cutting-edge society. Throughout the path of history, the position of science has stepped forward from mere experiments to revolutionary and brand new discoveries that are unexpectedly propelling us into the future. Much of this development comes from embracing the contributions science has had on the […]

No More Rockets

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Astrophysics, Space

Abstract Mankind has always been interested in the vast void that we called space. Filled with endless unknowns and bizarre phenomena, people throughout history such as Aristotle, Galileo, and many more have made impactful developments in our knowledge about the universe. Ever since Sputnik 1, the first mission that successfully delivered a satellite into Earth’s […]

The potential role for exogenous pulmonary surfactants in novel COVID-19 therapeutics

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Biology, Health Sciences, Medicine

Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), predominantly affecting the lungs. The SARS-CoV-2 virus infects cells by using the membrane bound angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) as a site of entry into the cell. These have been found in the lungs to be mainly situated […]

The 4th Dimension

Posted 7 CommentsPosted in Astrophysics

Imagine a 4-dimensional object… Unfortunately, you soon realise that you can’t. But why? Our brains are not hardwired to picture anything beyond 3 dimensions. Life on Earth only goes until the 3rd dimension. The human brain cannot imagine something that it has never been exposed to (such as the 4th dimension). It would be like envisioning […]