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Researchers discover molecule that leads to Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers discover molecule that leads to Parkinson’s Disease

Studies conducted on mice and human brains by neurologists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have revealed one of the factors that lead to Parkinson’s Disease (PD), the accumulation of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain’s motor area. Clusters of these proteins — …Continue reading

Punjab passes its first ever IT policy

In 2000, Pakistan passed its first National IT Policy. Eighteen years later, there have been substantial shifts in the industry. The National IT Policy has been replaced with a Digital Pakistan Policy, enacted in 2017 to incorporate these changes. But the scale …Continue reading

NASA’s 21-year old data reveals new evidence of water plumes on Jupiter’s moon

In the early 1600’s Galileo Galilei made improvements to his telescope which then allowed him to discover four moons orbiting Jupiter. In 1997, a NASA spacecraft named after him was sent to orbit Jupiter and its moons, and get a closer look …Continue reading

Is Pakistan running out of fresh water?

The sight of water flowing from taps may soon be a luxury, with people having to queue up at tankers for just a bucket load of water for their daily needs. Meanwhile, affluent neighbourhoods in gated communities may install desalination plants paid …Continue reading

Excessive nutrients in water bodies can offset gains made from reduced fossil fuel emissions

Lake size and the quantity of nutrients in it drive how much greenhouse gases are emitted globally from lakes into the atmosphere, says a paper published this week in the journal Limnology and Oceanography Letters. The paper calls attention to the negative …Continue reading

New device heralds a step forward in wearable healthcare gadgets

Japanese researchers have developed a new ultrathin and elastic display that fits on the skin to show the moving waveform of an electrocardiogram recorded by a breathable, on-skin electrode sensor. This integrated biomedical sensor system – called ‘skin electronics’ – heralds a …Continue reading

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