Articles from Shivranjani C Moharir

the ultra black skin of deep-sea fish acts as invisible cloak by absorbing up to 99.95% of light

The ultra-black-skin of deep-sea fish acts as an invisible cloak by absorbing up to 99.95 % of light.

December 13, 2020 |

Some of the deep-sea fish species skin absorbs about 99.95 % of light, hence Ultra black fish. In this news article, we have outlined the mechanism behind the secrets of ultra-black skin.

Illustration representing the meteorite hitting the earth.

Alien protein found by Harvard researchers!

April 20, 2020 |

Scientists, for the first time, have found a protein named ‘hemolithin’ in meteorite Acfer 086. Hemolithin consists of iron and lithium attached to poly-glycine chain. Is this an indication of existence of primitive life outside earth?

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d157mOptn: An isoform of mouse optineurin

February 7, 2020 |

d157mOptn is a novel isoform of mouse optineurin which is impaired in autophagy, unlike its full length counterpart. It is possible that d157mOptn can regulate the autophagic function of full length optineurin and might have some significance in diseased condition.