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New Delhi | Nov 22

Researchers from the CSIR-National Physical Laboratory looked at the possibility of having two time zones for India. They propose to introduce a new time zone, called IST-II, for states on the east of West Bengal and also have suggested a feasible way to implement it.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 21

Researchers from IISc, NCBS, ICTS, India, and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science, have successfully developed a model to explain the dynamics of collective systems that are motile at high density.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Nov 20

“When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do”, said Walt Disney. And, one such thing Dr Anindita Bhadra, now an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata), did during her later PhD days was to curiously analyse huge amounts of observational data on small colonies of paper wasps (Ropalidia marginata).

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Nov 19
Photo: Aredath Siddharth, Nandini Bhosale, Hassan Kumar Gundu, Communication Design, IDC, IIT Bombay

Researchers from IIT Bombay are working on methods to ease the machining of titanium through annealing.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 15

Research from IISc finds a vital link between immune system disorders and psychological conditions like OCD

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 14
Clouds / Research Matters

Aerosols such as smoke or dust suspended in the lower layers of the atmosphere can either heat up the planet by trapping solar radiation, or cool it by reflecting sunlight back into space. Little is known, however, about how much aerosols that are present much higher up — above the clouds — contribute to this warming. 

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Mumbai | Nov 13
Photo: Aredath Siddharth, Nandini Bhosale and Hasan Kumar Gundu, Communication Design, IDC, IIT Bombay

Scientists develop a carrier that can deliver drugs more efficiently when triggered by ultrasound.

 

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Nov 13

Researchers from the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, Kolkata, and the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, have examined the practice of outsourcing in the Indian context. They found that the outsourcing model helps companies remain viable, particularly during economic crises.

General, Science, Technology, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Nov 12
Photo: Aredath Siddharth, Nandini Bhosale, Hassan Kumar Gundu, Communication Design, IDC, IIT Bombay/ CC BY-SA 3.0

Researchers from IIT Bombay propose algorithms for service providers to efficiently manage the choice of the right network for your mobile devices.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Faridabad | Nov 7

Researchers from the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad and the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR- IICT), Hyderabad found a link between insufficient vitamin D and coronary artery diseases in people having type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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