Neonatal sepsis: the new threat posed by superbugs

“This makes the need for disinfection and maintaining a protocol that ensures a clean, hygienic environment exceedingly important,” says Sankar. However, basic soap and water are lacking in half the healthcare facilities across the globe, according to a WHO/UNICEF report released in 2022, contributing to the risk of infections in mothers and newborns. Other simple … Read more

The “super-deep” royal diamonds revealing Earth’s secrets

Smith – a senior research scientist at GIA – was examining the diamond for inclusions, chemical hitchhikers from the interior of our planet that can reveal how the crystal formed, and under what conditions. But working with high-value diamonds is a tricky business – ordinarily, it’s impossible for researchers to get their hands on the … Read more