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Kathmandu | Feb 22
Report suggests that the Hindu Kush Himalayan region is facing imminent threat due to climate change.

Report suggests that the Hindu Kush Himalayan region is facing imminent threat due to climate change.

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 21
Researchers from IIT Bombay have designed a protein-based carrier for delivering drugs into cancer cells.

Researchers from IIT Bombay have designed a protein-based carrier for delivering drugs into cancer cells.

General, Science, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Feb 20
Berries and pomegranate might help fight inflammatory bowel disease, shows study

Researchers from InStem, Bengaluru, CCAMP, Bengaluru, University of Louisville, USA, University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, USA and Dalhousie University, Canada have reported that a compound produced during the breakdown of berries and pomegranate in the gut has the potential to reduce inflammatory bowel disease, which affects millions of people across the globe.

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Bengaluru | Feb 19
Breathing poison? Air pollution is a leading cause of death in India, reports study

Researchers from about 100 institutions across India, present a comprehensive picture of the deaths, diseases and reduced life expectancy caused by polluted air in different states of India.

General, Science, Health, Society, News
Mumbai | Feb 19
Welcome AJIT, a ‘Made in India’ Microprocessor

Researchers at IIT Bombay develop the country’s first indigenously designed and fabricated microprocessor. 

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 18
Prof Udayan Ganguly and team win the PK Patwardhan Technology Development Award for an Indian Solution to Secure Electronic Chips

The need for secure electronic devices is pervasive at all levels; from banking transactions to defence and surveillance applications.

General, Science, Technology, News
Bengaluru | Feb 17
Researchers from RRI have investigated the effect of different models of hydrogen gas distribution in the Milky Way Galaxy on halo height.

Researchers from RRI have investigated the effect of different models of hydrogen gas distribution in the Milky Way Galaxy on halo height.

General, Science, Deep-dive
Feb 16

They say chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays and that sure justifies its reputation as comfort food. The key component in chocolates is cocoa, a bean that is found in the pods of Theobroma cacao, or the cocoa tree, a native of Central and South America. The word ‘cocoa’ literally translates to ‘Food of the Gods’ in Greek. In recent years, countries in Africa and Asia have assumed a leading role in cocoa production, with Western Africa producing almost two-thirds of the world’s cocoa.

General, Science, Health, Scitoons, SciQs
Arunachal Pradesh | Feb 15
New species of non-venomous keelback snake found in Arunachal Pradesh

Recent discoveries such as a new species of burrowing eel, a new sub-subspecies of endangered hog deer and several species of frogs,

General, Science, Ecology, News
Amritsar | Feb 15
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology, Japan, show that cultivating Ashwagandha organically with vermicompost can enrich the soil

Researchers from the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology, Japan, show that cultivating Ashwagandha organically with vermicompost can enrich the soil and help in the germination and growth of the plant. 

General, Science, Deep-dive