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Bengaluru | Aug 29

Scientists from the University of Plymouth, UK, George Washington University, USA, Imperial College London, UK, and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, explore a leathal fungus threatening the existence of frogs.

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Mumbai | Aug 28

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), the Tata Memorial Centre and the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Navi Mumbai, use such metallic implants coated with nanofibres that enhances the formation and growth of new bone tissue on the surface compared to implants without the coating.  

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Bengaluru | Aug 27
Photo : Vignesh Kamath / Research Matters

Researchers from National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru, Fergusson College, Pune and Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Gujarat unravel the taxonomy of Hemidactylus triedrus, commonly known as the termite hill gecko.

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Aug 25

The name ‘retrovirus’ raises more questions than provide answers. The term ‘retro’ reminds us of disco balls, bouffant hairstyles and polka dots. However, a retrovirus is not merely a virus with questionable fashion sense! It is a virus belonging to a family of single-stranded RNA viruses.

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Chennai | Aug 24
Illustration : Purabi Deshpande/ Research Matters

On the 20th and 21st of August 2018, the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, organised a workshop on “Science, Journalism, Media: Communicating Science in a Changing India”, which was attended by about one hundred attendees. These included India's well-known scientists, science journalists, science communicators and aspiring science writers. Gubbi Labs was also invited to share our experiences in science communication so far.

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Bengaluru | Aug 24

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, study how climate change is affecting small herbivores in the Himalayas. 

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Mumbai | Aug 23
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IIT Bombay researchers survey different approaches to automatically detect sarcastic texts using computers. 

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Mumbai | Aug 21
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Scientists from IIT Bombay devise a method to grow nanographene on copper using atomic hydrogen at lower temperatures.

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Bengaluru | Aug 20
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Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, find how geckos from India could have spread into and adapted to the Sri Lankan environment.

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Bombay | Aug 17
Photo : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, study the changes in cell morphology at different cell densities.

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