Threads by Kelvin Okoromhun

5 Menstruation Myths You Must Leave Behind

Approximately half of the world’s population experiences, will experience, or has experienced menstr...

15 Health

Can mouthwash raise your blood pressure?

New research, published in the journal Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, shows that...

12 Health

Giving up alcohol for just 1 month has lasting benefits

Many of us will have enjoyed numerous glasses of wine, beer, champagne, or other alcoholic beverages...

11 Health

Onions And Garlic Could Protect Against Cancer

They are grown throughout much of the world and form the bedrock of family meals far and wide.Earlie...

13 Health

How TV And Breakfast May Impact Heart Health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to...

13 Health

UNN sets record of electricity generation with organic waste

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using...

22 Education

dwarf frog — a species with no close relatives

A tiny new frog species discovered in tropical forests of southwest India has been one of a kind for...

19 Events

Charting a path to cheaper flexible solar cells

But figuring out how to produce perovskite-based energy devices that last longer than a couple of mo...

60 Education

From metal to insulator and back again

Metals are compounds that are capable of conducting the flow of electrons that make up an electric c...

59 Computers

New technology purifies waste water by freezing it first: Possible applications in mineral extraction industry

Freezing technology can be utilised in waste water treatment, researchers in Finland have shown. Whe...

125 Education

Salty solution found for better, safer batteries

The team of researchers, led by Chunsheng Wang, an associate professor in UMD's Department of Chemic...

100 Education

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty se...

52 Education

Freshwater from salt water using only solar energy

NEWT's "nanophotonics-enabled solar membrane distillation" technology, or NESMD, combines tried-and-...

63 Education

Origami inspires highly efficient solar steam generator

Solar steam generators produce clean water by converting energy from the sun into heat, which evapor...

49 Education

Green water-purification system works without heavy metals or corrosive chemicals

Their prototype, presented February 7 in the journal Chem, purified pathogen-rich water in 30 min, k...

46 Education

Scientists make strong, super-tough carbon sheets at low temperature

The team made the sheets by chemically stitching together platelets of graphitic carbon, which is si...

36 Electronics

From pencil marks to quantum computers

Graphene had an unlikely start: it began with researchers messing around with pencil marks on paper....

43 Computers

Weave a cell phone into your shirt? Engineers envision an electronic switch just three atoms thick

Do not fold, spindle or mutilate. Those instructions were once printed on punch cards that fed data...

43 Phones

Optical, electrical bistability study sheds light on next-gen high speed data transfer

This week, in the Journal of Applied Physics, from AIP Publishing, a research team from the Universi...

37 Electronics

Putting a spin on logic gates

One recent experimental demonstration, the results of which are published this week in Applied Physi...

38 Computers