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Delhi | Nov 25
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Scientists from IIT Delhi have developed a platform to detect bacterial growth using fluorescent carbon nanoparticles.

 

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Bengaluru | Nov 23
Endurance-running and human evolution | News+Views | Research Matters

In 2009, a journalist named Christopher McDougall published a book called “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen”. It is an odd combination of popular science, tirade against the modern running-shoe industry and a true story.

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Bengaluru | Nov 21
QR code based patient data protection in ECG steganography

In a recent study, researchers from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras have proposed a novel way to send patient’s health information as codes to retain the privacy. 

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Bengaluru | Nov 15

Research from IISc finds a vital link between immune system disorders and psychological conditions like OCD

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Mumbai | Nov 13
Photo: Aredath Siddharth, Nandini Bhosale and Hasan Kumar Gundu, Communication Design, IDC, IIT Bombay

Scientists develop a carrier that can deliver drugs more efficiently when triggered by ultrasound.

 

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Delhi | Nov 7

Bringing a great relief to food lovers, particularly fans of processed foods, scientists from the USA and India have reported having found a herbal compound to fight botulinum, the most poisonous bacterial toxin that causes food poisoning. The study was published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

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Faridabad | Nov 7

Researchers from the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad and the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR- IICT), Hyderabad found a link between insufficient vitamin D and coronary artery diseases in people having type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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Bengaluru | Nov 5

Researchers from the National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education, Puducherry, Campbell Collaboration, New Delhi and the Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi, aim to understand the nature of the dengue infection and its prevalence in the country. The study shows that community-based cohort studies may hold the key to tackling dengue infections.

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Pune | Nov 5

In a recent study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune have investigated the role of an enzyme in the cells of individuals with PHARC. PHARC is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by polyneuropathy (damage to multiple nerves outside the brain and central nervous system), hearing loss, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa (loss of cells in the retina) and cataract.

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Chennai | Nov 2

Researchers from ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai shows that building toilets is not a challenge, but getting people to use them is the tricky part. The study estimates the prevalence of adults who defecate in the open despite having household toilets and examines the factors driving this practice.

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