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Bengaluru | Oct 7, 2018

The first week of October is observed in India as the ‘Wildlife Week’.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Oct 6, 2018

“What had that flower to do with being white
The wayside blue and innocent heal-all?
What brought the kindred spider to that height,
Then steered the white moth hither in the night?
What but design of darkness to appall?
If design govern a thing so small.”

--Robert Frost, in his poem Design

General, Science, Ecology, Scitoons, SciQs
Mumbai | Oct 5, 2018
Photo: Jpatokal at Wts Wikivoyage via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0

Researchers from IIT Bombay develop a mobile application for better positioning using data from neighbouring mobiles.

 

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 4, 2018
Photo: Annie with Canva

In a recent study, published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, a multi-national team of researchers have traced the trail of the Zika virus from the forests of Africa to India and other Asian countries.

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Germany | Oct 3, 2018

In a recent finding that could unveil a hitherto unknown function of the South Asian monsoon, researchers from Germany and Cyprus have described how the South Asian monsoon plays an active role in regulating the levels of pollutants in the atmosphere.

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Bengaluru | Oct 3, 2018
Photos: Arkavathy Source, Image by Tinucherian/ CC-BY-SA-3.0

Researchers from ATREE study the factors affecting the farmer's choice of crops and the impact on water resources in the Arkavathy river basin.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Pune | Oct 1, 2018

In a collaborative study, researchers from the USA, India and China detailed the health risks posed by the toxic emissions from power plants and their impacts on the mortality and life expectancy of people living in these countries.

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Bengaluru | Oct 1, 2018

Researchers from DST's Centre for Policy Research, the IISc, and CSIR have examined the popular measurement standards used in research and their trustworthiness.

General, Science, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Sep 30, 2018
Photo: Anuradha Batabyal

Researchers from IISc studied whether urban environments adversely affect the health and fitness of urban lizards.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Sep 29, 2018

Long before humans arrived on this planet, elephants have been walking on Earth. Often referred to as the ‘keystone’ species by scientists, these gentle giants play a significant role in maintaining the ecological balance of their habitat.

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