The new sunscreen is made up of thin and optically transparent crystalline DNA films that have been irradiated with UV light. The more it gets exposed to UV light, the better the film can absorb it, the researchers found. “The longer that you stay out on the beach, the better it gets at being a sunscreen.”
While examining a calcium-binding protein, the researchers noticed an extreme rise of blood cholesterol concentration in mice when the protein was not present. The findings are a significant step towards developing different approaches to patient care in the future, but there is more work to be done.
The ONGC has planned to set up a Rs 5,000 crore fertilizer plant in northern Tripura in association with the state government and Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, a Rajasthan based company. S.C. Soni said a total of 223 wells have been drilled by ONGC in Tripura till April and 116 were found to be gas bearing.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators — Mmhonlumo Kikon and Imtilemba Sangtam — were allotted Geology and Mining, Border Affairs and Cooperation, Relief and Rehabilitation and MARCOFED respectively. Senior Naga People’s Front legislator E.E. Pangteang was given Rural Development, while Neikiesalie Nicky Kire got Roads and Bridges.
Kamal Haasan was talking on the sidelines of the pre-cursor to the annual Film Preservation and Restoration workshop to be organised here from October 7-14 by the Film Heritage Foundation and Viacom18 in association with the International Federation of Film Archives, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, La Cinematheque Francaise, Imperial War Museum, the Finnish Film Archive and the Czech National Archive
Kailash Kher along with Randeep Hooda went to Dras, Kargil last week to celebrate the Kargil Vijay Diwas and express solidarity with the soldiers. The singer shared a photograph of himself with the soldiers. In the photograph, he is seen singing on a mic, while the soldiers are seen dancing near him.
Madhur Bhandarkar’s Indu Sarkar gets a U/A certificate with two cuts and one disclaimer, which he says haven’t taken the essence of the movie away. and At a press conference here for the film on Tuesday, Bhandarkar said he feels “sad” that nobody stood by his side from the entertainment industry even when he supported Udta Punjab and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Alcohol may improve memory about information learned before the drinking session began, a new study from University of Exeter in Britain has claimed. The researchers are keen to stress that this limited positive effect should be considered alongside the well-established negative effects of excessive alcohol on memory and mental and physical health.
Widely used in the Indian kitchen, turmeric, also called king of spices, is beneficial in many ways. The curcumin in it, a bioactive element present in it, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. From healing burns and cuts to controlling the process of aging, experts have rated the spice high for its uses.