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Mumbai | Nov 23, 2020
What does it take to discover geckos?

Herpetologists have discovered 13 new species of geckos this year, and expect to find more in the coming years.

Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 20, 2020
What type of intelligence do you have?

A theory put forward by Howard Gardner proposed an alternative view of intelligence, and could potentially be used to look at alternative models of education.

General, Science, News, Infographics
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

Science
Pune | Nov 13, 2020
Meet the new tiger moths discovered from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra

The four species of newly-discovered tiger moths. Left to right: First row: O. suryamal rekhaeO. suryamal. Second row: O. zedesi and O. ghatmatha [Image credits: Aparna Kalawate]

Thus hath the candle sing'd the moth.
O, these deliberate fools! When they do choose,
They have the wisdom by their wit to lose.

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Bengaluru | Nov 12, 2020
A new technique to study Indian strain of malarial parasite could help in better drug discovery

A female Anopheles stephensi mosquito devouring a blood meal [Image credits: Jim Gathany, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons]

Science
Bengaluru | Oct 30, 2020
Does India have the resources to control the impending mental health crisis?

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

General, Science, Health, Society, Friday Features
Bengaluru | Oct 27, 2020
Printing now made simpler and cheaper for biological cells and liquid suspensions

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science have developed a new technique that can effectively print a wide range of liquids inks including biopolymers, biological solutions containing cells, as well as water-based inks.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 23, 2020
Mapping the spread of mental illnesses across India

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

General, Science, Health, Society, Friday Features
Mumbai | Oct 21, 2020
Finding flood risks at the village-level to facilitate decision-making

Scientists use a combination of global and local data to predict flood hazard in risk-prone villages.

General, Science, Deep-dive
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