Insulin-secreting pancreatic beta cells generated from stem cells

Insulin-secreting pancreatic beta cells generated from stem cells

Produced in pancreatic beta cells, insulin is a key hormone with a duty to regulate sugar (glucose) levels in the blood. In response to sugar, beta-cells are activated to secrete insulin as a result of which blood glucose levels go...

No link found between gender and performance in physics courses

No link found between gender and performance in physics courses

A new study discredits the stereotype that male students perform better than female students in science, more specifically in physics.

Imitation teeth: Implants

Imitation teeth: Implants

Our teeth were designed in a harmonious and organized fashion, just like each and every particle of our body. It becomes unbearable when one tooth is missing, as this harmony is spoiled. Dentists are trying to compensate for such absences...

How screen time can disrupt sleep

How screen time can disrupt sleep

For most of us, the time spent staring at screens on computers, phones and tablets adds up to many hours in a day and can often disrupt sleep.

Cell-based therapy may be used to treat obesity and diabetes

Cell-based therapy may be used to treat obesity and diabetes

Obesity is the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic diseases that will be the cause of death for more people across the globe this year than Covid-19.

Viruses Can Steal Our Genetic Code to Form New Genes

Viruses Can Steal Our Genetic Code to Form New Genes

Viruses have the ability to inflict their hosts with a multitude of dreadful, and often deadly, diseases. Humans have dealt with deadly viral diseases for millennia ranging from smallpox to the Spanish flu and the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

New Tomatoes Engineered for Urban Gardens and Outer Space

New Tomatoes Engineered for Urban Gardens and Outer Space

Humanity have a massive problem: feeding our future selves. As a result of rising population, continued destruction due to climate change, and the fact that sustainable land use is becoming ever-more challenging, learning how to grow enough food for everyone...

Foot: An Engineering Masterpiece

Foot: An Engineering Masterpiece

The foot is a limb that is not given much importance when compared to other vital organs such as the brain or heart. However, the foot is a very complex mechanical structure that is made of 26 bones, 33 joints,

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