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Bengaluru | Jun 8

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019 were announced on June 6th 2018, which ranked 1000 of the world’s best universities from 85 countries. 24 Indian universities made it into the list, among which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay , Mumbai emerged as the leader  ranking 162 in the world, with an overall score of 48.2/ 100.

General, Science, News
Bengaluru | May 30

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, explore the effect the eastern ghats had on the floods in Chennai.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 25

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, and University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany have developed a novel silver nanoparticle-graphene hybrid photodetector device with an increased ability to detect Ultraviolet light.

General, Science, Technology, News
Bengaluru | May 15
Photo : Dr. Farah Ishtiaq

Higher altitudes have lower levels of oxygen, and hence animals living at such altitudes have to adapt. Having higher content of haemoglobin is one adaptation strategy used. In a recent study, scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, explore how blood parasite affect these high altitude birds.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 9
Photo : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, study what effect tuberculosis has on the immune system of our body.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 8

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Université Paris-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France and Technische Universität München, Germany has provided a material design strategy for polycrystalline piezoelectrics that could achieve electrostrain values larger than 1%. The breakthrough could result in cheaper and efficient piezoelectric actuators.

General, Science, Engineering, News
Bengaluru | May 8
Photo : K P Dinesh

A new species of terrestrial ‘cricket frog’ from the highland plateaus of the Western Ghats adds to the biodiversity in this region  

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 3
Infographic : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, use magnetic fields to navigate nanomotors in cells.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | May 2
Photo : Siddharth Kankaria / Research Matters

The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) has announced the winners of the INSA medal for young Scientists for the year 2018. Thirty young scientists from institutions and universities across the country have been selected for their contributions to science and technology.

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Bengaluru | Apr 25

Scientists from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have developed a novel detonation–driven shock tube device for needle-free, painless drug delivery method. If commercialized the technology could replace the dreaded injections used in drug delivery.

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