Is parenting in the digital age harder than ever?

Parenting in the digital age- 19 feb

Mobile phones, tabs, PSPs and laptops – the average toddler has most likely logged in hundreds of hours on digital technologies before they are even admitted into playschools. The presence of these accessible digital technologies in turn has transformed traditional parenting methodologies. Digital technologies today do provide parents with certain advantages like entertainment on the […]

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Malaria-in-a-dish paves the way for better treatments

Malaria in a dish paves way- 17 Feb

A new method to examine potential antimalarial drugs and vaccines possessing the potential to treat the liver stage of malaria infection has been engineered by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) using human liver cells, derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. Malarial infection caused approximately 500,000 deaths globally every year. […]

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Scientists developed fertilized eggs from mouse stem cells

Scientists developed fertilized eggs- 16 Feb

Japanese reproductive biologist, Katsuhiko Hayashi at the Kyushu University in Fukuoka, headed the research that published its findings in the journal known as ‘Nature’ on how they had been able to produce mouse eggs from mouse stem cells under laboratory conditions and then pushed the eggs towards fertilisation, yielding a fertile offspring as the end […]

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