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Aizawl | Sep 6, 2021
Tree-planting may help forests to recover faster after Jhum cultivation

Researchers assess abandoned fallow lands in Manipur and recommend planting endemic tree species to boost forest recovery. 

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Mumbai | Aug 31, 2021
Solar microgrids are sustainable, clean energy sources in remote regions

Researchers from IIT Bombay install a solar microgrid with a hybrid storage system in a high altitude site in Sikkim.

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Mumbai | Aug 30, 2021
Ramping up the energy efficiency of a wirelessly powered communication network

Researchers develop a new AI-powered algorithm that significantly improves the energy efficiency of a wirelessly powered communication network.

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Mumbai | Aug 19, 2021
Cancer Invasion: Mixed Cells Make More Headway

Research finds that cancer cells of different sizes and stiffness are more invasive than a group of uniform cells.

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Mumbai | Aug 18, 2021
Monitoring Antibiotics in Dairy and Meat Made Easy

Researchers from IIT Bombay have developed a simple and novel sensor to find out the level of antibiotics present in food and water

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Mumbai | Aug 10, 2021
New fortified foods to combat malnutrition in India

Palatable supplementary foods designed with variety in mind could be the cure for urban malnutrition

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Mumbai | Aug 9, 2021
Hybrid Treatment Systems— A solution to India’s dying waters

Study proposes a systematic change to India’s wastewater treatment infrastructure to improve the quality of water and minimise environmental impact. 

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Bengaluru | Jul 30, 2021
Looking through the fog

Researchers have demonstrated an improved method of capturing images through fog.

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Jul 28, 2021

What is the one thing that is common among the colourful feathers of birds, the long claws of a tiger, the prized horn of a rhinoceros, the antlers of a feer, the scales of the pangolin, the fine wool of the cashmere goat, or Rapunzel’s super long hair? Did this question get you to scratch your head or bite your nails? It’s there too! It’s the ubiquitous protein keratin found in the skin or epithelial cells of vertebrates. Keratin is one of the strongest materials in nature.

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Hyderabad | Jul 27, 2021
Small millets can help fight food insecurity during pandemics

Researchers point out that growing millets can eliminate over-reliance on major staples like rice and wheat, and help address global food and nutritional security.

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