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Mumbai | Nov 25, 2021
Tough to find a living space in Mumbai? The city’s wildlife also agrees

A study finds that the rapidly expanding land use of Mumbai is driving the region’s remaining wildlife into the remnant forest fringes.

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Mumbai | Nov 17, 2021
A ‘spongy’ liquid to clean up industrial carbon dioxide

A porous liquid composite can convert adsorbed carbon dioxide from industrial effluents to calcium carbonate.

General, Science, Technology, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Nov 16, 2021
Opportunity for sugar mills to increase profitability

Alkali and enzyme usage need improvement to make lactic acid cost effective and environmentally friendly.

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Bengaluru | Nov 3, 2021
Frogs have favourite menu: Stomach contents show they control pests in paddy fields

The detailed analysis of the stomach contents of two frogs provide evidence that frogs do play an important role in protecting crops against insects. 

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Mumbai | Nov 2, 2021
Study finds popping a weekly cancer pill instead of daily is enough to prevent regrowths

Scientists say you can now use Osimertinib -a cancer drug- just once a week instead of daily and still be safe from tumour regrowths.

Science, Health, Deep-dive
Kanpur | Oct 25, 2021
Silent receptors discovered to be not so silent

Researchers have shown that two receptors previously known as ‘silent receptors’ are not truly silent and that they signal via a different mechanism than was expected.

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Bengaluru | Oct 6, 2021
A cholesterol aid inside cells to sense serotonin levels outside

Researchers have identified that Lysine (K101) in the CRAC I region of the Serotonin receptor binds to cholesterol in the cell membrane and stabilizes its interaction with the receptor. 

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Canberra, Australia | Oct 1, 2021
Strong social networks important for better healthcare access, says study on widows

A study identifies that social networking plays a vital role in enhancing healthcare access for older widows in Kottayam, Kerala.

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Bengaluru | Sep 24, 2021
Friend or foe? Study shows fan-throated lizards could be evolving novel behaviours to avoid a brawl

Researchers find that altered signalling patterns for survival by a fan-throated lizard species could be setting the stage for its evolution

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Mumbai | Sep 23, 2021
How severe is one’s Covid-19 infection?

Researchers use mass spectrometry to determine the intensity of Covid-19 infection. 

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