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Jul 7

Anyone who has ever had a relative in a hospital or watched any form of medical drama will have heard of 'ECG'. Come to think of it, almost everybody has.  An ECG or an electrocardiogram checks if your heart is working properly by measuring the electric current it generates as it beats.

General, Science, SciQs
Mumbai | Jul 6
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Researchers from IIT Bombay use simulations to predict future shoreline changes in Paradip Port of Odisha, India.

General, Science, Engineering, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 5

Researchers from the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), have analysed how climate change could affect the habitats of the Nilgiri Tahr in the years to come.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Kharagpur | Jul 4
Research Matters

Researchers at IIT-Kharagpur have published a study on prediction of Esophageal cancer using data locally collected by a Mumbai hospital and machine learning algorithm. Their results could help us do away with expensive and invasive tests while diagnosing cancers.

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Bengaluru | Jul 4

In a new study, Shreekant Deodhar and Kavita Isvaran from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, have tried to decode the meaning of the various behavioural signals exhibited by these drop-dead gorgeous male lizards.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 3
Research Matters

Dr. Prathima Iengar, scientist from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru has been studying the different biological process that are affected by cancer. Her new study throws light on the genes and pathways that are most affected in cancer. 

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Mumbai | Jul 3

Researchers suggest a method for comparing battery systems as power backup in India.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Jul 2

In a new study, to be published in the journal Aerosol and Air Quality Research, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, take a closer look at various factors that caused air pollution during Diwali of 2016. 

General, Science, Ecology, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Jun 30

In 1908, a meteoroid (a small asteroid) exploded in the atmosphere near the Stony Tunguska River in Eastern Siberia, flattening over 2000 square kilometres of forest. Luckily, the region was very thinly populated, and there were no casualties. But, our Earth is not always that fortunate! Billions of years ago, our planet is thought to have been struck by many such asteroids, creating a dent on its surface.

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London, UK | Jun 29
Representative image of Centipede

In a new study to be published in the journal ‘Invertebrate Systematics’, researchers Dr. Jahnavi Joshi and Dr. Greg Edgecombe from the Natural History Museum, London, have set out to determine the species boundaries of an old-world tropical centipede from the genus ‘Ethmostigmus’, from Peninsular India.

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