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Mumbai | Apr 1
Study finds younger women in India do not have better jobs than their mothers

Study finds younger women in India do not have better jobs than their mothers.

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Bengaluru | Mar 28
Drivers and donors: How can the most probable victims of road accidents decrease the organ donation gap?

In India, about five lakh road accidents were reported in 2015, killing about 1.5 lakh people. Of the victims, 18-34 year-olds were the most affected. Often, such victims are declared ‘brain-dead’ where the brain loses all its function from the resulting trauma due to the accident.

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Bengaluru | Mar 27
India’s C-Section Conundrum: Too many or too few? It’s both!

A grapevine in India’s maternity scene is that cesarean births have become rampant in recent years and vaginal delivery is almost a miracle. Although natural, doctors advice against vaginal birth in cases where pregnancy-related complications could endanger the lives of the mother and the baby. Instead, a surgical procedure, called C-section or cesarean section, is performed where the uterus is cut open to deliver the baby.

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Bengaluru | Mar 26
Wiping off fossil fuels could save 3.6 million lives

Researchers estimate that half of these deaths, resulting in India and China, can be prevented.

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Nagpur | Mar 25
Urban growth and peri-urban agriculture–An insight into Nagpur

Researchers from the University of Madras and ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, have estimated the urban sprawl of Nagpur, a city in central India. The findings of this study play a pivotal role in careful urban planning for sustainable development.

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Mumbai | Mar 22
Soil tells the Meteor Story

Researchers from IIT Bombay and Archaeological Survey of India, Aurangabad studied soil from the Lonar lake and found that the materials from the meteor had a significant impact on the native soil.

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Mumbai | Mar 20
Methods of Archimedes and Bhāskara to Help Teaching

Researchers compare how the Greek and Indian mathematicians measured the surface area of a sphere.

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Bengaluru | Mar 19
India’s computer science graduates: High in quantity and low in quality, finds study | Research Matters

A new study, by researchers from the US, China, India and Russia, has compared the quality of computer science graduates from these four countries. 

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Chandigarh | Mar 15
About half a lakh measles-related deaths averted in India due to vaccination programs, says study

Researchers from the University of Toronto, Canada, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and the Indian Council of Medical Research have analysed the impact of the national measles immunisation campaign in India.

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Bengaluru | Mar 14
Tiny RNA lost during domestication created robust rice varieties, shows study.

Tiny RNA lost during domestication created robust rice varieties, shows study by NCBS, Bengaluru. 

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