Iranna Hittalamani

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The Many Musical Faces of Norma from Orange is the New Black

How Annie Golden went from punk singer, to pop star, to Broadway, to Litchfield Penitentiary's quietest inmate.<p>Is there any greater #tbt discovery than finding out that one of the lead characters in your favourite show was once a bona fide musician? The answer is no, there is not. Especially when …

Scientists Use Skin Cells to Create Artificial Sperm and Eggs

British scientists from Cambridge have succeeded in using skin cells to create primitive forms of artificial sperm and eggs.<p>The feat could transform …

Newly-discovered waste-eating bacteria could help in nuclear waste disposal

"Extremophile" bacteria have been found thriving in soil samples from a highly alkaline industrial site in Peak District of England. Although the …

New malaria research studies function of disease-causing gene

A new research has developed a fresh computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes with a new discovery of a gene associated …

Genetics

10 Digital Health Trends for the Next 20 Years

The Digital Health Revolution is upon us. Here are the ten trends that will impact each and everyone of us in the coming years to help us live healthier, stronger and smarter lives, for longer.

Digital Health

How A Dissolvable 'Tampon' Could One Day Help Women Stop HIV

When it comes to protecting themselves from HIV, women need more options.<p>About 84 percent of all women diagnosed with HIV contract the virus through heterosexual sex. And right now, the female condom is the only contraception available that stops HIV — and is controlled by the woman. These devices …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …