Problematic heavy metal mining: Plants take it upon themselves

The process of extraction of heavy metals of high value or that are toxic in nature, from soil and water, has always drawn attention from engineers, economists and environmentalists. This is because the conventional techniques are either very costly or are environmentally challenging. Hence nowadays biological methods have gained the much needed popularity, as compared... Continue Reading →

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Zika virus protection by a single low-dose nucleoside-modified mRNA vaccination.

Zika virus a member of the virus family Flaviviridae was first isolated in 1947, from the Zika Forest of Uganda. This virus can be transmitted via mosquito-bite (Aedes), blood transfusions, sexually or during pregnancy to the fetus. It has been associated with microcephaly (severe brain malformations) and other birth defects in new-borns. It can rarely... Continue Reading →

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