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Mumbai | Feb 22, 2021
Wearable sweat sensors on a bandage

Researchers develop thread-based sensors to detect changes in metabolite levels in sweat.

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Jan 21, 2021
New study reveals how effectively the novel coronavirus spreads through coughs

Researchers study the spread of a cough cloud containing SARS-CoV-2.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bombay | Jan 19, 2021
New technology could reduce delayed diagnosis and help differentiate malaria parasite species for effective treatment

Researchers use proteomics & machine learning to identify group of proteins to gauge severity of malaria

General, Science, Technology, Health, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Jan 18, 2021
Mathematics answers the biological question of which proteins participate in the mutation of bacteria

Researchers have identified proteins behind bacterial mutation, paving the way for a sustainable treatment to bacterial diseases.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Kharagpur | Jan 11, 2021
Fertilisers, livestock and biomass burning are spewing ammonia into the air across India

Researchers have pinned down the seasonal and geographical variation of the harmful gas across the country and the reasons behind it.

General, Science, Ecology, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jan 5, 2021
No silver bullet: Animal Birth Control for India’s dogs is ridden with challenges

Study highlights why capture-neuter-vaccinate-release is not effective in reducing free-ranging dogs.

General, Science, Ecology, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 31, 2020
Science Updates 2020

The year 2020 saw science thrust into the media limelight as world over people sought news about the COVID-19 pandemic. The year has been marked by frustration and weariness for us all. Nevertheless, science and its people have carried on the quest of figuring out the ways of the world. So here are the science updates that caught our eye in 2020, in no particular order.

Footsteps of history

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 30, 2020
India’s year in Science-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we do things, set new normals and left its mark on this year, 2020. Through difficulties and challenges, people kept working, and scientists and researchers were no exception. Here is a small list of significant happenings in science in India, presented in no particular order.

 

India makes COVID-19 testing kits

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 28, 2020
Popular Stories on Research Matters during 2020

An interesting year this one, with the world locked in and a virus reigning our lives. Nevertheless, there was no dearth of news in science. There was a considerable quantum of studies being reported even outside the realm of the rampant COVID-19 research. At Research Matters, we have tried our best to cover the most interesting stories in the Indian scene and listed below are our most popular stories this year. Take a look.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Society, Policy, Deep-dive, Featured
Bengaluru | Dec 24, 2020
Food for thought: Widespread malnutrition could fuel India’s high rates of depression

Researchers investigate how dietary patterns, single nutrients, and food choice may be promoting or protecting against depressive disorders.

General, Science, Health, Society, Policy
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