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Bengaluru | Apr 22, 2022
Re-building independent India through homegrown ideas

Dinesh C. Sharma’s ‘Indian Innovation - 100 ideas that transformed India’ is an inspiring book documenting all key innovations post-independence in India.

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Mumbai | Apr 21, 2022
Money rewards are less likely to improve mood if you are in pain.

University students who experience physical pain perform worse on tasks and have lower moods than those without pain.

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Bengaluru | Apr 13, 2022
The emerging association between COVID-19 and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Review of evidence shows that rheumatoid arthritis and COVID-19 affect the human body through similar chemical mechanisms.

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Bengaluru | Apr 12, 2022
The charismatic Indrella ampulla at Bisle, Karnataka. Photo: Sudhira HS

Not more than two decades ago, I played with snails on rainy days and would see them crawling abundantly on plants. My friends and I would collect them in glass bottles, treating them as pets.

It appears that snails have almost vanished from our gardens. Lush green landscapes and trees have dwindled to become a few patches of green separated by tall buildings in between.

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Mumbai | Mar 9, 2022
Better face shields, better protection: hydrophobic coating helps mitigate COVID-19 exposure

Researchers improve the efficiency of face shields by coating them with a hydrophobic layer.

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Pune | Mar 8, 2022

On Women's Day, Dr Alakananda Batni highlights some of the challenges and way forward for women in science, in India. 

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Mumbai | Feb 16, 2022
The land is sinking under your feet!

Land subsidence in Delhi NCR region is increasing at alarming rates

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Bengaluru | Feb 14, 2022
Course corrections needed in peer review publication process

Time for reform in medical research and publishing? Indian researchers provide shocking analytical insights.

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Mumbai | Feb 9, 2022
Beyond reach: inadequate transport facilities can cause educational inequality

Transport facility gaps in Greater Mumbai can make schools inaccessible to many

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Madurai | Feb 4, 2022
Researchers from IIT B root for restoring Madurai’s historical water tank system to address the region’s water  woes

Researchers from IIT B root for restoring Madurai’s historical water tank system to address the region’s water woes 

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