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New Delhi | Dec 13

Senior citizens in India devastated by chronic illnesses and associated disability, finds study

General, Science, Health, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Assam | Dec 11
Photo: Manis pentadactyla by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters CC BY-SA 2.0

Researchers at the World Animal Protection and University of Oxford, UK, have analysed why some rural tribes in Assam hunt pangolins, the motivation behind this and possible interventions to stop hunting.

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New Delhi | Dec 7

A multi-national team of scientists spanning Asia, Europe, South America and Australasia, including researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, have surveyed nearly 17,000 people across 39 countries to understand why interpersonal relationships differ between societies.

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Pune | Dec 6

Researchers from the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, have identified a novel noncoding RNA that causes cancer in mice.

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New Delhi | Dec 5
Credits: Top left: Megophrys periosa, Systematics Lab, DU; Top right: Megophrys flavipunctata, S.D. Biju; Bottom left: Megophrys himalayana, Systematics Lab, DU; Bottom right: Megophrys oreocrypta, Systematics Lab, DU

A team of Irish and Indian biologists from the University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, the Natural History Museum (NHM), UK, and the University of Delhi (DU), India, have provided detailed descriptions of these newly discovered frogs.

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Bengaluru | Dec 3

Researchers from NCBI, RRI, University of Barcelona, CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, CNCI, and University of Queensland tried to understand how cells maintain their shapes in spite of expelling material from their membrane.

 

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Lucknow | Dec 3
Image: Right maxilla preserving Canine-M2 by Ansuya Bhandari et al. (Nov. 2018), PLoS ONE 13(11)

Palaeontologists from India have discovered fossil evidence of a hominid species at Tapar in the Kutch basin of Gujarat.

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New Delhi | Nov 29

A nationwide collaborative study, by 53 institutes, has found that one out of eight children, between two and nine years, has at least one neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Bengaluru | Nov 28
Image: Map of India via Samir KC et al. (2018) PNAS

Researchers from the Shanghai University, China and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria, have developed a novel model that takes many characteristics of the population into account to make demographic projections for India. 

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Vellore | Nov 27

Researchers from CMC Vellore, AIIMS, TN Medical College & BYLN Hospital, and THSTI, throw some light on the recent trend of the diseases typhoid and paratyphoid fever.

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