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Bengaluru | Jun 29

In a recent article published in the `Science’ magazine, titled ‘When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research’, researchers have questioned the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a framework formulated to conserve biodiversity. 

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Bengaluru | Jun 5
Photo : Vignesh Kamath / Research Matters

The theme of World Environment Day 2018 is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. Take a look at the various efforts made by individuals and organisation to curb this pollution?

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Bengaluru | May 22
Photo : Dr. Kartik Shanker

23rd of May is celebrated as theWorld Turtle Day. Read about the various organisations in India who use an array of methods to ensure that turtles are welcome on our shores. 

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Bengaluru | Apr 20

The superbug series: Part 2. The second of a three part series talks about antibiotic resistance showed by disease causing bacteria, its reasons, the problems associated with antibiotic resistance and the severity of the issue in India.

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Mumbai | Apr 12
Photo : Leena Malve / Research Matters

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay show us how basic research is helping India inch closer to the dream of hypersonic travel.

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Bengaluru | Feb 28

Dr. Attreyee Ghosh is a solid earth geophysicist at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, talks about the advancements made in science in the recent years and how these have helped us in understanding our planet better.

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New Delhi | Feb 16

According to the World Health Organization, the safe limit of PM2.5 concentration for humans is 25 micrograms/cubic metre. But, the fact that at any given time, the  PM2.5 levels in Delhi hover between 303.9 and 408.2 -- way above the safe level -- is no news! Newspaper headlines scream on toxic pollution levels and people wearing protective masks has become a common sight.

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Bengaluru | Jan 25

Science in India is in interesting times. We have some of the best scientists producing world-class research working in a host of institutions within India that are largely public funded. A large scientific workforce complimented by a promising younger generation – that is often dubbed to be our demographic dividend. A learned and competent scientific administration fighting tooth and nail for increased budgetary allocations to invest in science.

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Hyderabad | Dec 18
Photo : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Researchers at the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research - Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) are solving two major problems faced by society today, food waste and energy production. The team reviews various ways in which food waste can be converted to fuels, power, heat and value added chemicals.

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Bengaluru | Dec 1
Illustration : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

The first of December every year is observed as world AIDS day. It is observed as an effort to unite people world wide in the fight against HIV. The theme for the year 2017 is 'Lets End It', aiming to end the stigma associated with the disease.

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