Researchers at IIT Kanpur show that increasing the levels of specific microRNAs reduce the progression of prostate cancer.
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Oryza sativa, or rice, is the staple food of more than half the world’s population and supports the livelihoods of around 145 million households. Since its domestication thousands of years ago, rice has played an essential role in shaping civilisations. However, present-day practices of rice cultivation may harm the planet's climate, shows a recent study conducted in India.
Scientists design low-power, low-cost wearable wireless devices to continuously monitor patient’s health indicators like ECG and EEG
A theoretical study from IIT Bombay can help make our military communication more robust.
Researchers from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, have shown that grass-fuelled fires and seasonal drought, which are the characteristics of savannas, are also observed in the dry deciduous “forests” in India. These findings add to a growing body of evidence that these systems are, in fact, savannas.
Over two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, with nearly 97% of this being in the oceans. Oceans are home to amazing creatures—from microscopic phytoplankton which produce most of the Earth’s oxygen, to gigantic whales which take your breath away. World Wildlife Day is celebrated each year on March 3rd to celebrate and raise awareness about the diverse wildlife on our planet. The theme for 2019 is “Life below water: for people and planet" which aligns with goal 14 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, i.e.
Study explores how farmers spend on pesticides in cotton farms based on land size, irrigation and tenancy.
Researchers from the IDFC Institute, look into the sustainability of the current definition of “urban” in India.
IIT Bombay researchers develop techniques to make tiny, inexpensive lenses that can be used on smartphones.
Report suggests that the Hindu Kush Himalayan region is facing imminent threat due to climate change.