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Bengaluru | Sep 21

Scientists are always on the lookout for novel chemical compounds with medicinal properties to fight many of the diseases we know. In one such effort, researchers from the Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh, and their collaborators have developed three compounds with steroids and pyrimidines with remarkable biological applications. The results of the study are published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.

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Mumbai | Sep 20

Researchers from IIT Bombay build low cost, easy to maintain arsenic filters for rural communities.

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Chennai | Sep 20

Researchers studied how aged garlic extract can help fight cancer and repair damaged liver.

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Bengaluru | Sep 19

Researchers from IISC, Bengaluru, investigated the role of the protein Sirtuin 6 in the process of energy generation from glucose in a failing heart.

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Mumbai | Sep 19
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Researchers from IIT Bombay develop a system for fast and accurate detection of molecules.

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Jammu | Sep 18

Researchers from IIIM, Jammu, have designed an anticancer drug from the medical herb Babchi.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Institute of Plant Genome Research and CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, India, have identified a new strain of bacteria, β-proteobacterium Pandoraea, that can help break up lignin and decompose it. The bacterial strain produces polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) which have the potential to replace conventional plastics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 11

Researchers from IISER Bhopal proposed a method of protein labelling to develop selective and sensitive drugs that could be used to treat a variety of diseases. It can be used to develop less harmful cancer chemotherapeutics.

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Bengaluru | Sep 10

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai and University of Leeds, UK study the role of the genes that control our immune response and how they play a crucial role in countering the spread of H1N1 influenza.

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Bengaluru | Sep 6
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Study from the Ashoka Trust from Research in Ecology and the Environment details the importance of a global standard to curb the adulteration of herbal medicines.

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