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Bengaluru | Oct 30, 2020
Does India have the resources to control the impending mental health crisis?

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

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Bengaluru | Oct 23, 2020
Mapping the spread of mental illnesses across India

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

General, Science, Health, Society, Friday Features
Bengaluru | Oct 16, 2020
Disentangling India’s mental health distress – All elephant and no more room

In a series of articles, Research Matters tries to shed some insights into India’s mental health concern, its different aspects, including the lack of awareness about mental health in general — through the lens of science.

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New Delhi | Oct 12, 2020
In preparation of post-COVID India, here’s who are most vulnerable

Study calculates vulnerability indices of districts in India for future planning.

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Mumbai | Oct 9, 2020
How do Indian farmers adapt to climate change amid socio-economic hurdles?

Scientists survey rural areas of Maharashtra for the most suitable agricultural strategies in the face of climate change

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Bengaluru | Sep 24, 2020
Despite ban, vulture-killing drug diclofenac widely sold for veterinary use in India

A covert survey finds banned diclofenac and other vulture-toxic drugs in pharmacy isles, posing a threat to the slowly-recuperating vulture populations in South Asia. 

General, Science, Ecology, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Sep 18, 2020
Technology not merely a tool in tennis, but now in the driver’s seat

Photo by Howard Bouchevereau on Unsplash

Study finds that the sport of tennis critically depends on information and communication technology

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Kolkata | Aug 28, 2020
Who is at the centre of a dog’s world? It’s humans more than dogs!

Studies have found that dogs tend to be friendlier in areas with frequent human activity. But what about their interaction with individuals of their kind in these areas? Do humans play a role here? A recent study from the Dog Lab IISER Kolkata has delved into the social interactions of dogs amongst themselves and with humans. 

 

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Mumbai | Aug 25, 2020
Supplying water through tankers to urban India

In a recent study, researchers from IIT Bombay have developed a planning and scheduling framework for water distribution through tankers from water sources to water treatment facilities and consumers while making the cost of delivery affordable.

 

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