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Kolkata | Aug 8
Pictures: Dr Manabi Paul and Prof Anindita Bhadra (a) a dog family that was part of this research  (b) a male dog (putative father) playing with pups  (c) The researchers: Dr Manabi Paul and Prof Anindita Bhadra

Some curse them, throw stones at them, beat them, and even kill them, while a few pet them and form a special bond!  Domestic dogs, or Canis lupus familiaris, are known to be our 'best friends'. Yet, nearly 70-80% of the 90 crore dogs globally, about 70 crores, are free-ranging and include stray and feral dogs.  How do they survive and thrive in the dangerous streets without our active care?  It turns out, just like us, they have a 'family' that makes it possible.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bhubaneswar | Aug 7

An international team of scientists study how temperature over India has changed over the span of 7 decades and point of the role of geography in changing temperatures.

General, Science, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Aug 6
Photo : Chimera,  [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Undergraduate student from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay reveals the origin of the ‘chimera state’ in coupled oscillators

General, Science, Deep-dive
Guwahati | Aug 2

Researchers from CSIR – Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and MNR Dental College & Hospital, Hyderabad have developed an electrochemical nanobiosensor that can efficiently diagnose invasive aspergillosis

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Aug 2
Photo : IIT Bombay

Researchers propose a system to enable faster search of satellite images to help in rescue operations.

General, Science, Technology, Society, Deep-dive
Rajgir | Aug 1

Study from Nalanda University, Bihar, explores whether the drinking water from bottles is following the standards set by Bureau of Indian Standards and is safe for consumption.

General, Science, Health, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 31
Photo : Karsog (17) by Travelling Slacker

IIT Bombay professor surveys strategies for applying game theory to distribution of electricity

General, Science, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 27
Photo : Siddharth Kankaria / Research Matters

Scientists from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore study what neurons are involved in the identification of bitter substances by fruit flies.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Alappuzha | Jul 26

The Vembanad lake in Alappuzha, Kerala, has developed a unique ecosystem due to different laws. The Vembanad Fish Count is a citizen science initiative that helps study the diveristy of fish in this Ramsar site.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jul 25
Photo by Mitchell Ng Liang an on Unsplash

Researchers from IIT Bombay develop a handheld sensor to measure copper concentration in blood and environmental samples.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive

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