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Nanodiamonds can help treat mouth-related diseases

Nanodiamonds can help treat mouth-related diseases

When it comes to diamonds, size may not matter.

Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles have discovered that diamonds much smaller than those used in jewelry are invisible to the human eye - could be used to stimulate bone growth, treat oral diseases and improve dental implant fixation.

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Researchers find microplastics in water

Researchers find microplastics in water

Scientists found plastic fragments in tap water from different countries in a study on the contamination of plastics in the environment. The study was conducted by Orb Media, a non-profit journalistic organization and analyzed 159 drinking water samples collected by the five continents. According to the study, 83% of the samples contained plastic.

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Brazil will develop test to detect Zika virus in blood for donation

Brazil will develop test to detect Zika virus in blood for donation

Ministry of Health intends to include the Zika virus in the NAT test, DNA test currently used to detect HIV and hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C in blood bags donated in national blood centers. The development of the new NAT test will be done by the Biomanguinhos Laboratory of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), in Rio de Janeiro, already the creators of the previous test.

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