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Bengaluru | Nov 30
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The neurotoxin series: Part 1. The first of a series that talks about the neurotoxins found in the cone snails.

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New Delhi | Nov 29

A nationwide collaborative study, by 53 institutes, has found that one out of eight children, between two and nine years, has at least one neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Bengaluru | Nov 28

In a recent study, researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, have described how the pathogenic bacteria Salmonella, which causes a range of diseases from diarrhoea to typhoid, escapes from our immune system. The findings of this study, funded by the Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Atomic Energy, have been published in the journal PLoS Pathogens.

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Vellore | Nov 27

How ready are India's to-be doctors to learn on their own and keep themselves updated with the newest knowledge in the medical field? If the results of a study, involving students of the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, are considered, the answer is a sober ‘average’. The study, conducted by researchers at CMC and the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, was published in the journal BMC Medical Education.

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Vellore | Nov 27

Researchers from CMC Vellore, AIIMS, TN Medical College & BYLN Hospital, and THSTI, throw some light on the recent trend of the diseases typhoid and paratyphoid fever.

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Bengaluru | Nov 26

In a recent study, researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (InStem), the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru, and the University of Edinburgh, UK, have deciphered an exciting role of a human protein commonly found in the brain. The protein, called Fragile-X mental retardation protein (FMRP), plays a vital role in the development of cognitive functions.

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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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