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Arrest that Biofilm! Starring the Spider Lily

The beach spider lily, Hymenocallis littoralis, has medicinal benefits. It has anti-viral properties and is useful in tumour or cancer cases. It also inhibits biofilm formation – important in overcoming pathogens. Biofilms make cells impermeable to antimicrobials and can cause antibiotic resistance. However, we lack studies on the active compounds that inhibit biofilm formation. Last… Read More ›

Fluorescent tool for cyanide sensing

Mumbai University researchers come up with cost effective way to monitor cyanide in water. A call for action to environmental entrepreneurs.

Filling Carbon Nanotubes with metal nanowires

Ashna Bajpai and team from IISER Pune makes metal nanowires and covers them with a layer of carbon

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