Science

Researchers Decode Venom Genes Of Indian Cobra

Researchers published a high-quality genome of one of the most poisonous snakes, the Indian Cobra.  They were able to identify 19 key toxic genes primarily expressed in the venom glands.  This would lead to the development of effective drugs for...

Next-Generation Materials Could Come From Tree

Researchers develop a wood-based material by combining graphite with nanocellulose.  It is stronger and 6 times lighter than stainless steel. It could be a green alternative for constructing lightweight body armor, vehicles and aircraft.  Materials...