As it turns out, a healthy gut is something people will pay a lot of money for. The global market for gastrointestinal disorder therapeutics and diagnostics reached $49.6 billion in 2015 and is expected to grow to $63.8 billion in 2021.1 There has been a rise in reported cases of issues such as Celiac’s disesase, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s, which necessitates the need for better and more varied medication.

Ensuring better-managed stocks of high-quality vaccines is the key to addressing large-scale outbreaks. Image Source: Flickr User CDC Global Health Over the last couple of years, there have been massive outbreaks of nightmarish illnesses such as Zika virus, Ebola, Yellow Fever and the resurgence of both measles and mumps. Many […]

Recent findings on liquid repellent coatings have highlighted the promise of the technology and the challenges that must be overcome before new products can be commercialized. Image Credit: Flickr user Lee Netherton Since 2007, materials science and engineering researchers have been exploring the ways to create superomniphobic surfaces — that […]

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