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Bacteria becoming resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants, study finds

Bacteria becoming resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants, study finds

For a long time, alcohol-based handwashes and sanitizers have been a key way to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria. However, a recent study at the University of Melbourne, Australia has found superbugs that are becoming increasingly resistant to alcohol-based handwashes. The study,  published in …Continue reading

Scientists are developing nanoparticle vaccine effective against influenza virus

American and Chinese scientists have developed a new double layered nanoparticle vaccine which shows strong potential for combating influenza viruses. These findings were recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, from a research which was a collaborative …Continue reading

Scientists unearth the world’s oldest color – and it is bright pink

Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) and overseas have discovered 1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa. These are reportedly the oldest colours found in the geological record. A study published on July …Continue reading

NASA develops technologies to reduce aircraft noise

In a series of flight tests, NASA has successfully tested technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports. The Acoustic Research Measurement (ARM) flights, which concluded in May at NASA’s Armstrong Flight …Continue reading

Three Pakistanis get Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

Three Pakistanis received the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Mahnoor Syed, Haroon Yasin and Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi were presented with medals by Queen Elizabeth II for their outstanding contributions to their community. The Queen’s Young Leaders Award celebrates …Continue reading

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