How to save your house from the fire brigade, thanks to a cheap fire apparatus

Firefighting departments in India are increasingly relying on cheap fire-extinguishing equipment to fight fires, a recent report has revealed.The new report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) found that in India, around 50% of firefighting departments are using cheap fire fighting apparatus (FFAs), the report found.It is an alarming development for the country, […]

How to keep an open mind about Zika virus and the potential for a new form of cancer

A recent article in the journal Science, titled, “A New Way to Destroy a Cell?”, describes a method that could be used to kill off cancer cells.The article describes a cell-killing therapy that uses the immune system’s own “reactionary response,” or the immune response to cancer.The researchers suggest that their treatment could be effective against […]

An experimental drug used in COVID-19 treatment could slow respiratory distress syndrome, improve oxygen delivery to patients

An experimental COVID drug has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in treating patients with respiratory distress.The drug, a novel version of COVID agent known as rivastigmine, is a new treatment for patients with severe COPD and other respiratory diseases, including severe asthma and COPD-related respiratory distress, the FDA said Monday.The […]