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Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight skin cancer

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight skin cancer

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells—known as melanocytes—mutate and become cancerous. The immune response to melanoma improves the survival...
Outdoor and protective clothing 'should be greener'

Outdoor and protective clothing ‘should be greener’

Rain-repulsing fluorochemicals utilized in waterproof attire can and ought to be eliminated as superfluous and ecologically destructive, textile specialists contend. In any case, the compound...
Liquid crystal elastomer with auxetic capabilities, showing its flexibility and high optical quality. Credit: Devesh Mistry

New mind-boggling material that gets thicker when stretched

Specialists have been effectively inquiring about synthetic auxetic materials for over 30 years. However, they have only been able to create them by organizing...
Warm ice in world’s highest glacier

Warm ice in world’s highest glacier

Ice temperatures inside the worlds highest glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest are hotter than anticipated and particularly vulnerable against future climate change....
Flooded area in the centre of Manaus, 2009. Credit: Jochen Schöngart

Flood frequency of the Amazon river has increased fivefold

A recent investigation of over 100 long periods of river level records from the Amazon demonstrates a huge increment in frequency and seriousness of...
air quality, Indian traffic

Improvement in air quality can prevent thousands of deaths in India

Indian cities are considered as most polluted in the world. An estimate suggests that almost 1.6 million deaths occur due to air pollution, which...

Scientists now can observe how cells move inside the human body

Cell movement could give researchers extra insight and tools to tackle cancers and other diseases. Thanks to a new way that enable researchers to...
Pregnant women, resized belly

Motherhood and inflammatory bowel disease

A new study by the scientists at the University of Leeds, women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) requires more knowledge about pregnancy. This will help...
girl, backpack

Air pollution impact on childhood asthma, study

The investigation, drove by the University of Leeds, likewise indicates activity related air contamination could be particularly in charge of up to 24% of...