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Bengaluru | Nov 1

The U.S. News & World Report, an American media company and a leading authority in education rankings, has recently announced the 2019 Best Global Universities Rankings covering 1,250 educational institutions from 75 countries across the globe.

General, Science, News
Bengaluru | Oct 31
Photo: Anuradha Batabyal

In a recent study published in the journal General and Comparative Endocrinology, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have described how urbanisation is shaping the social behaviour and strategies of lizards. The researchers conducted their studies on the South Indian rock agama (Psammophilus dorsalis), a common resident of rocky hills in South India.

General, Science, Ecology, News
Andaman and Nicobar Islands | Oct 30
Photo: Vignesh Kamath/Research Matters

Researchers from the Stellenbosch University, South Africa, tried to map the invasion history of the Indian bullfrog (Hoplobatrachus tigerinus) from the early 2000s, which was when it was first reported in the islands.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
New Delhi | Oct 30

The success rate of the ambitious Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), driven by the Government of India, is appaling, reports a study.

General, Science, Health, News
Bengaluru | Oct 29

In a series of studies, researchers from India, UK and Australia, have provided an up-to-date account of the growing epidemic of type 2 diabetes, its prevalent clinical care, and the challenges faced by the public health system challenges in the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Mandi | Oct 29

Researchers from IIT Mandi, and the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, have found molecules that could potentially stop cancer cells from flushing out drugs. This research could lead to a cure for multidrug resistance in cancer cells.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Kharagpur | Oct 29

In a new study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the Institute of Pulmocare and Research, Kolkata, have developed a new, efficient method to detect asthma—by listening to the sound made by the lungs of the patients. Their findings were published in the journal Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.

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Gandhinagar | Oct 28

Researchers from the Novosibirsk State University, Russia, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Seismological Research, India, and King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, have proposed a new collision zone in central India, where a new mountain chain could grow in the near geological future.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Oct 27

The viruses, notoriously known for the seasonal flu and deadly diseases like AIDS, are the smallest of all the microorganisms. As potent they may be, the intriguing part about viruses is they are inactive when outside a living cell! They become active and multiply only when they enter and infect a living cell. But, unlike how our cells replicate, cell division in viruses is a unique process.

General, Science, Health, Scitoons, SciQs
New Delhi | Oct 26
Photo: UKRI on Twitter

On the 25th of October, 2018, an event was organised in New Delhi to celebrate the successes of a decade-long Indo-UK collaboration in research and innovation, and to mark the launch of the UK Research and Innovation India (UKRI India). UKRI India is a new body that partners with universities, research organisations, and government funding agencies to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.

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