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Bengaluru | Dec 24, 2020
Food for thought: Widespread malnutrition could fuel India’s high rates of depression

Researchers investigate how dietary patterns, single nutrients, and food choice may be promoting or protecting against depressive disorders.

General, Science, Health, Society, Policy
Mumbai | Dec 23, 2020
A new approach to understanding malnutrition in India

Researchers use a new technique to evaluate under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity in children.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
Mysore | Dec 22, 2020
With snow leopards and wolves around, here’s how Ladakh can reduce human–wildlife conflicts

Study evaluates regional factors that play a vital role in reducing conflicts between people and wild animals in the Ladakh region.

General, Science, Ecology, Society, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Dec 21, 2020
Addressing the groundwater crisis in South India

Researchers from IIT Bombay report increasing dependence on groundwater after frequent droughts as the cause for the alarming decrease in groundwater levels in South India.

General, Science, Society, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 9, 2020
The role of women in State-led development: A story of paradoxes

An anthropologist zooms into the relationship of women and the State in welfare projects in erstwhile Maoism affected areas.

General, Science, Society, Policy, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 2, 2020
Infosys Science Foundation announces 2020’s Infosys Prize Laureates

In a virtual ceremony, the Infosys Science Foundation announced six winners of the Infosys Prize for the year 2020. The annual prize, announced in six categories, recognises individuals with outstanding contributions to science and research. The prize consists of a pure gold medal, a citation and a purse of USD 100,000. 

General, Science, Society, News
Ahmedabad | Nov 18, 2020
Study finds challenges posed by COVID-19 for stroke care in India

Study has found that the lockdown widened the challenges of stroke care in the country.

General, Science, Health, Society, Deep-dive
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.

General, Science, Health, Society, Friday Features
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
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