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Jaipur | Dec 9, 2021
Noisy vehicles cause distress to animals. [picture credits leopard and safari vehicle via Wikimedia Commons]

A study finds that electric vehicles are less intrusive to animals during safaris.

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Mumbai | Dec 8, 2021
Prof Subramaniam Chandramouli receives the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship for 2021

IIT Bombay professor Subramaniam Chandramouli gets  the Swarnajayanti Fellowship 2021 for his innovative proposal to generate ‘green heat’

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Mumbai | Nov 25, 2021
Tough to find a living space in Mumbai? The city’s wildlife also agrees

A study finds that the rapidly expanding land use of Mumbai is driving the region’s remaining wildlife into the remnant forest fringes.

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Canberra, Australia | Oct 1, 2021
Strong social networks important for better healthcare access, says study on widows

A study identifies that social networking plays a vital role in enhancing healthcare access for older widows in Kottayam, Kerala.

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Aizawl | Sep 6, 2021
Tree-planting may help forests to recover faster after Jhum cultivation

Researchers assess abandoned fallow lands in Manipur and recommend planting endemic tree species to boost forest recovery. 

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Mumbai | Aug 30, 2021
Ramping up the energy efficiency of a wirelessly powered communication network

Researchers develop a new AI-powered algorithm that significantly improves the energy efficiency of a wirelessly powered communication network.

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Mumbai | Aug 18, 2021
Monitoring Antibiotics in Dairy and Meat Made Easy

Researchers from IIT Bombay have developed a simple and novel sensor to find out the level of antibiotics present in food and water

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Mumbai | Aug 10, 2021
New fortified foods to combat malnutrition in India

Palatable supplementary foods designed with variety in mind could be the cure for urban malnutrition

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Mumbai | Aug 9, 2021
Hybrid Treatment Systems— A solution to India’s dying waters

Study proposes a systematic change to India’s wastewater treatment infrastructure to improve the quality of water and minimise environmental impact. 

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Mumbai | Jul 23, 2021
Reduce frequency of forest logging to preserve Andaman’s biodiversity, suggest experts

Researchers have shown how even a few times of selective tree-cutting impacts biodiversity and carbon storage of the Andaman forests

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