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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
Mumbai | Dec 23, 2020
A new approach to understanding malnutrition in India

Researchers use a new technique to evaluate under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity in children.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 18, 2020
Using viruses to kill Tuberculosis bacteria

Researchers use a cocktail of bacteriophages to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 7, 2020
Nobels in Natural Sciences 2020 | By Annant Bir Kaur

The Nobel Prizes award ceremony begins tonight as the winners receive their medals in their home countries. Get a glimpse of the contributions of the Natural Sciences awardees. 

General, Science, Technology, Health, Policy, News, Infographics
Chennai | Dec 4, 2020
Five markers identified for diagnosing ovarian cancer

Researchers have identified a set of proteins that can distinguish between ovarian cancer and benign tumors. 

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Nov 20, 2020
Halting the growth of harmful bacteria through specially-designed sugars

Researchers have used modified sugars to hamper the development of cell wall in disease-causing bacteria

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health, Deep-dive
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