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How X-Ray Damages DNA And Causes Cancer: Decoded

How X-Ray Damages DNA And Causes Cancer: Decoded

Scientists have, for the first time, found how X-rays and radioactive particles cause cancer in humans by damaging DNA, a finding that may lead to more effective treatments for tumours caused by radiation. This discovery…


Identifying Humans By Their Hair Protein

Identifying Humans By Their Hair Protein

New research suggests that variations of the proteins found in hair may be as valid an identification method as DNA, which could aid in analyzing crime-scene evidence. DNA profiling is often used for identification in…


Scientists successfully convert sand into soil

Scientists Successfully Convert Sand Into Soil

The new method is a breakthrough in combating desertification and may prove fundamental in transforming deserts into fertile land. Chinese scientists have claimed to have converted sand into fertile soil using a new method which…