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Bengaluru | Sep 14

A sneak peak into the world of the moth, a severely under studied insect that is in dire need of conservation.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Institute of Plant Genome Research and CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India, have identified a new strain of bacteria, β-proteobacterium Pandoraea, that can help break up lignin and decompose it. The bacterial strain produces polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) which have the potential to replace conventional plastics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from IISER Bhopal proposed a method of protein labelling to develop selective and sensitive drugs that could be used to treat a variety of diseases. It can be used to develop less harmful cancer chemotherapeutics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 10

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai and University of Leeds, UK study the role of the genes that control our immune response and how they play a crucial role in countering the spread of H1N1 influenza.

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Bengaluru | Sep 6
Photo: Vssun/ CC BY-SA 3.0

Study from the Ashoka Trust from Research in Ecology and the Environment details the importance of a global standard to curb the adulteration of herbal medicines.

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Bengaluru | Sep 6

Study from National Institute for Advanced Studies, Bangalore, documents some astounding facts about India’s ancient metallurgical processes

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Pune | Sep 4
Photo : Ashish Nerlekar

Researchers from M.E.S. Abasaheb Garware College, Pune, explore how density of plants affects the presence and abundance of herbivores.

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Thiruvananthapuram | Sep 3
Photo : Dr. Sabulal Baby. Blue fluorescence emissions from Nepenthes khasiana pitcher peristomes in ultraviolet (UV 366 nm)

Researchers at the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, explore how insectivorous plants attract insects.

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Bengaluru | Aug 31
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Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, find the mechanism which enhances inflammation and highlights its important applications.

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Mumbai | Aug 30
Photo : The Netravati River by Arjuncm3 [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons

Urbanisation and agricultural intensification alter rainwater draining and soil movement, says a study from IIT Bombay.

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