So far we have understood how important viruses are. Does this mean we forget the damage a virus can cause? What should we conclude about viruses? … Continue readingHOW VIRUSES CHANGED US – A SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE
One of the largest industries of the world faces a problem in disguise that surfaces when there is no way back. Team iGEM IISER Kolkata proposes a possible solution. Can this be the much-needed saviour? … Continue readingnaMOOste!
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. The initial aggregates of the alpha-synuclein are known as oligomers are responsible for spreading the disease in the brain. An endogenous helical antimicrobial peptide, which is naturally attached to the alpha-synuclein, called LL-37 can be the key to the solution of Parkinson’s disease. … Continue readingNaturally found LL-37 : A Savior
All of us appreciate the masterpiece of Mona Lisa. However, the famous smile of Mona Lisa has a lot of underlying secrets. What are they? Is she really happy? Or is there a medical secret behind the smile? Read on to unveil some of these secrets. … Continue readingMona Lisa’s Diagnosis
Recently, the news channels and social media platforms have been going on trending with the advent of a so-called, “new epidemic” in the middle of the CoViD-19 pandemic. It is supposedly a deadly infection caused by black and white fungi. But what really is a “black fungus” and a “white fungus” and what causes them to infect a patient? Is it deadlier than CoViD19? What do we know about it, who should worry and what is the treatment? Find an answer to all these questions in the blog. … Continue readingStory of The Black and White Devils – Mucormycosis