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Content: Volume 9, Issue 3

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Millions of years of evolution at stake on Madagascar

The island of Madagascar is one of the world’s most important hotspots of biodiversity, harboring diverse species from baobab trees to lemurs and even the world’s smallest chameleon, most of which are found nowhere else on Earth. In fact, around 90% of its species of... click to read more

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published on Aug 14, 2023
Stress for parents can translate into resilience for their children

The exponentially rising global population calls for us to improve crop productivity. Plants face a number of biotic stresses in nature, which can lead to huge crop losses. While a number of crop protection technologies have been introduced in agriculture to date, each of them... click to read more

  • Menka Tiwari | Research Scholar at Banaras Hindu University
  • Prashant Singh | Principal Investigator at Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
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published on Aug 11, 2023
A mysterious object in our Galaxy pulses every 76 seconds

Neutron stars are extremely dense remnants of massive star explosions (supernova). They measure about 20 km in diameter and a teaspoon of neutron star material would weigh 4 billion tons on Earth. We currently know of about 3,000 of these in our own Galaxy. Neutron... click to read more

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published on Aug 9, 2023
Of Microbes and Megastorms

When you think of living creatures, the first things that come to mind are probably lush plants and big animals. However, most lifeforms on Earth are microscopic, and for most of the Earth’s history, such microbes ruled the planet. Plants and animals have only been... click to read more

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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Aug 7, 2023
Vascular Health: The Power of Implantable Wireless Electronics

Vascular diseases, which impact arteries and the heart, account for more than 30% of deaths across the world and are the leading cause of death. These diseases encompass cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, atherosclerosis, aneurysm, and more. Hemodynamics, which are measurements related to the flow of blood,... click to read more

  • Robert Herbert | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Woon-Hong Yeo | Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology
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Reading time 4 min
published on Aug 4, 2023