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Mumbai | Dec 1, 2020
For a smooth journey, an automated system to classify road surface quality

Road monitoring system from IIT Bombay can classify road quality surface using crowdsourced data.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Dec 1, 2020
New research illuminates the path to ultrasensitive biosensors

Researchers identify performance limits of biosensors which observe dynamic interactions to determine the concentration of desired molecules.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 30, 2020
Every year, these raptors hovering Delhi’s landfills migrate across the Himalayas to Central Asia

Black-eared kites take journeys of an astounding 3300–4800 kilometres each year across the Himalayas into Central Asia, and back. 

Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Nov 27, 2020

Himalayan forest thrush (Zoothera salimalii), a songbird discovered in 2016 and named after Salim Ali, the renowned Indian ornithologist. [Image Credits: Craig Brelsford, CC BY 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons]

Science, SciQs
Bengaluru | Nov 25, 2020
Sex without getting caught: Interactions between tree crickets and their predators

Searching for mates and predation risk can alter spatial interactions between tree crickets and green lynx spiders.

Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
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.

General, 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

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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]

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