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Bengaluru | Jun 29

In a recent article published in the `Science’ magazine, titled ‘When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research’, researchers have questioned the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a framework formulated to conserve biodiversity. 

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Hyderabad | Jun 13

How hard is it shop for a few groceries? The majority of us may find this to be a trivial task. But, close to one billion people all over the world may find this an arduous one. Why? Because, unlike most of us, they live with long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments.

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Mumbai | May 24
Infographic : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

There exists a theory among economists called the ‘pollution haven hypothesis’ that talks about how foreign investments are related to environmental regulations. It states that companies from developed countries often seek to set up manufacturing units in developing countries not only because they can obtain cheap labour and resources, but also because environmental regulations in these countries are usually lenient, reducing the cost of compliance.  But does empirical data support this hypothesis?

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Bengaluru | May 22
Photo : Dr. Kartik Shanker

23rd of May is celebrated as theWorld Turtle Day. Read about the various organisations in India who use an array of methods to ensure that turtles are welcome on our shores. 

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New Delhi | May 10

Delhi, the city once famous for the charm of the Red Fort and the elegance of Qutub Minar, is today infamous for its pollution crisis. Ranked one of the most polluted cities in the world, the air in the city is taking a toll on its residents’ health. With over 10 million vehicles registered in Delhi, it is not surprising that the air is turning toxic. But how bad is the air really in the roads of Delhi?

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Indore | Apr 24

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India; University of North Texas, USA and the National Institute of Technology Goa, highlight how changes made to patent policy in 2005 have boosted research and development in the country.

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Bengaluru | Apr 21

Neutrinos are the elusive sub-atomic particles in the Universe. They are abundant throughout the universe and tens of thousands pass through our body every second!

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New Delhi | Apr 10

Dr. Renu Swarup, Senior Advisor and Scientist H at the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India took over as Secretary, DBT on 10th of April 2018. 

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New Delhi | Apr 3

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru has for the third consecutive year, bagged the top rank in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri. Prakash Javadekar on 03 March 2018.

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Bengaluru | Mar 28

After the devastating Tsunami in 2004, various measures have been taken by the Government of India to be more prepared in the future. Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS) is one such effort undertaken by  Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS).

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