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Most of us have been warned at some point by our doctors that failing to do so would increase the risk of the infectious bacteria developing resistance. However, a recently published study states…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 27, 2017
  • 681 views

The traditional method of extracting venom from scorpions is a manual one, which involves various risks. Now a team of researchers has created a robot that helps extract venom from scorpions…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 6, 2017
  • 548 views

Rice and rice-based products are commonly given to babies who have been weaned of breast milk as well as young children under the age of five. However, rice has…

  • Editage Insights
  • May 9, 2017
  • 2.1k views

The University of Buffalo researchers have studied the effect of commonly found synthetic chemicals on human health. Insecticides and garden products such as carbaryl…

  • Editage Insights
  • January 24, 2017
  • 2.1k views

When researchers at the University of Tübingen and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) were studying Staphylococcus lugdunensis, an…

  • Editage Insights
  • August 2, 2016
  • 3.5k views

The popularity of 3-D printers is soaring. But how safe are they? Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, found that parts of materials produced…

  • Editage Insights
  • November 5, 2015
  • 4.7k views

Sertraline, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) marketed as Zoloft, is commonly prescribed for treating individuals suffering from depression.…

  • Editage Insights
  • September 8, 2015
  • 4.9k views

A team of researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) has developed a…

  • Editage Insights
  • August 26, 2015
  • 4.6k views

rVSV-ZEBOV, an experimental Ebola vaccine, has successfully provided complete protection against Ebola infection in people who are at high risk of contracting the…

  • Editage Insights
  • August 3, 2015
  • 4.7k views

A team led by Kim Lewis of Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, has discovered a new class of antibiotic, which they have named teixobactin.…

  • Editage Insights
  • January 12, 2015
  • 6.3k views

A team of researchers demonstrated the use of ionic liquid salts in liquid form in treating skin infections by killing bacteria and aiding antibiotics in…

  • Editage Insights
  • August 27, 2014
  • 12.8k views

TKM-Marburg, a drug developed by a pharmaceutical company in Canada, proved effective in curing monkeys infected with Marburg virus, which is closely related to Ebola…

  • Editage Insights
  • August 21, 2014
  • 10.2k views