In the search for the cure for COVID-19, scientists have come across medicinal plants and thought oleandrin, the chemical from the Nerium oleander plant, is the solution for the pandemic. However, studies show that this chemical is a deadly toxin responsible for accidental poisoning across the globe. Using oleandrin as an active ingredient for COVID-19 may cause more harm than a cure.
You can help your child learn their science lessons through simple science projects. Easy projects that demonstrate scientific concepts, and show how these concepts apply in everyday life, will encourage them to explore the world of science further. Also, with schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following simple science projects will give the children something fun to do.
In a recent study, researchers from the University of Maryland have finally uncovered the mystery of the whirling blue flame. As it burns fuel with practically no soot, this could be useful for cleaning oil spills.
Officials trace the Beirut explosion to stored ammonium nitrate at the city's port. The country is in a state of emergency and will have a three-day mourning period as officials continue to investigate what triggered the blast.
Bacteria has grown more antibiotic-resistant to modern antibiotics which led researchers to believe that maybe the 1,000-year-old medical manuscript they found might succeed where modern antibiotics fail.
A team from Hokkaido University discover how hydrogels can remember and forget in a similar way that humans retain memory. Similar to humans, intensity, learning time, and environment impact the 'memory' of hydrogels.
A new study reinforces previous works correlating the presence of natural lithium in public drinking water toward lower suicide rates. The research appeared in the British Journal of Psychiatry dated Monday, July 27.
Drinking from contaminated water sources is a big problem across counties around the world. A group of Chinese researchers has now come up with a new system to purify drinking water using solar power and specific bacteria.