There are 206 bones in the human body and, like skin, bone has the ability to regenerate. The problem is it’s not always accurate. Katrina Megget reports
Food production is a leading cause of environmental degradation globally, according to Australian researchers who examined the environmental pressures surrounding farmed chicken and salmon. Efforts to reduce the environmental footprints of these industries should focus on feed ingredients, they say.
Read the latest news in brief for India from C&I Magazine Issue 3 2023.
Britain is already a world leader when it comes to renewables. But with demand for electricity set to increase as more people buy into EVs and heat pumps, energy storage technologies will be crucial, Jasmin Fox-Skelly reports
As part of efforts to combat fake goods, the Indian health ministry has mandated quick response (QR) codes to facilitate tracking and tracing of pharmaceuticals. Effective from May 2023, the codes will operate at each level of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) packaging. Plans are also afoot to extend them to fertiliser packaging.
A new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report highlights the role environmental pollution plays in antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which may be much larger than previously thought.
Asia is rated as the ‘the most underperforming continent in meeting a global target to protect 17% of land by 2020,’ according to a new study by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, UK. Only 13.2% of land on the continent is designated as a terrestrial protected area.
Engineers at the University of Bath, UK, have launched a company to make ultra-light aerogels. The firm, Aerogel Core, will take advantage of graphene to produce aerogels with superior shape and strength.
Scientists in Germany have created 3D patterns out of solid particles, gel beads and biological cells using ultrasound.
Taking vitamin D supplements could stave off dementia, a new study has shown. People on vitamin D supplements were reported to have 40% fewer dementia diagnoses than those who did not receive them (Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diag. Assess. & Dis. Mon., doi: 10.1002/dad2.12404).