Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

The grass is green and the nanosilver now too

Advances in nanoscience have been accompanied by improvements in capabilities to deliver compositional and morphological control of matter. Syntheses of Nanocrystals (NCs), where material science elements are addressed with organic chemistry precision techniques, are specially challenging and

The enemy of my enemy is my friend?

Rice is the most important staple crop for two billion people in the world. However, the production system where rice is grown submerged in water (paddy fields) is under threat due to changing weather conditions. Due to

Females with anorexia nervosa in Singapore

Pressure to be thin can be exerted by various sources both external and internal. Sociocultural pressures include the showcase of gracile models and advertisements for diet products and slimming programmes in magazines and on television, criticisms about

Behavior of Staphylococcus epidermidis in biosynthesis of silver and cadmium sulfide nanoparticles

Microorganism biosynthesizes nanoparticles using its enzymes and biomolecules which can act as reducing and capping agents. In fact, the nanoparticle is a produce of detoxification pathways. These pathways neutralize the toxicity of metal ions and trap them