Pranjal Mehar

Whether it is the delicacy of a nanoparticle or the fickleness of a bonobo, Pranjal Mehar tracks and reports on the adventure that is science. Based in Maharashtra, India, she is a former staff writer and always been a great member of Tech Explorist.

Recent articles

Could the heat of the Earth’s crust become the ultimate energy source?

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Sanoh Industrial developed a very stable battery cell that can directly convert heat into electricity, thus finally providing a way for exploiting geothermal energy in a sustainable way.

Probiotics can reduce morphine tolerance in mice

Prolonged exposure to opioids results in analgesic tolerance, drug overdose, and death. The mechanism underlying morphine analgesic tolerance remains unresolved. In a new study by...

Red wine’s resveratrol could help Mars explorers stay strong

Red wine's resveratrol substantially preserves muscle mass and strength in rats exposed to the wasting effects of simulated Mars gravity.

Scientists discovered a simpler pattern of ocean warming

Part history, part climate science, the research corrects decades of data and suggests that ocean warming occurred in a much more homogenous way.

New chemical-based method for recycling PET

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is one of the most widely used plastics today. PET bottles are ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives–one has to look around...

How you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality?

According to a recently published study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, your spending data may reveal aspects of...

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Probiotics can reduce morphine tolerance in mice

Prolonged exposure to opioids results in analgesic tolerance, drug overdose, and death. The mechanism underlying morphine analgesic tolerance remains unresolved. In a new study by the scientists from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Department of Surgery and the...

How you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality?

According to a recently published study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, your spending data may reveal aspects of your personality. We all spend money on essential goods, such as food and housing,...

Higher iron levels associated with a lower risk of heart disease

The study suggests that higher iron levels associated with a lower risk of high cholesterol levels. It also reduces the risk of arteries becoming furred with a build-up of fatty substances.

Tracking Climate Change with Radar Eyes

In recent years, there has been an enormous spotlight on the Arctic because of the fast changes in the region. Arctic sea level determination is challenging because of the occasional to permanent sea-ice spread, lack of regional...