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Chennai | Nov 2, 2018

Researchers from ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai shows that building toilets is not a challenge, but getting people to use them is the tricky part. The study estimates the prevalence of adults who defecate in the open despite having household toilets and examines the factors driving this practice.

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Bengaluru | Oct 26, 2018

Researchers from the St. John’s Research Institute, Bengaluru, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Center, UK, try to answer how much of the proteins that we eat is actually digested and absorbed by the body.

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Chandigarh | Oct 24, 2018

Cancer, a condition where healthy cells in the body grow out of control and instead of undergoing programmed death, keep multiplying without a check, has now become quite widespread. Most of us are familiar with the disease either through personal experience or a loved one battling it.

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Bengaluru | Oct 4, 2018
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In a recent study, published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, a multi-national team of researchers have traced the trail of the Zika virus from the forests of Africa to India and other Asian countries.

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Bengaluru | Oct 1, 2018

Researchers from DST's Centre for Policy Research, the IISc, and CSIR have examined the popular measurement standards used in research and their trustworthiness.

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New Delhi | Sep 27, 2018

Researchers impress upon the importance of developing cardiovascular disease risk programs in India by utilizing survey data.

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New Delhi | Sep 27, 2018

Diabetes, a chronic condition, is the fastest growing disease in India, affecting about 49% of our population.

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St. Louis | Sep 26, 2018

Researchers at the University of Washington in St. Louis have identified a subset of suprachiasmatic nucleus neurons that help the body clock readjust to jet lag.

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Seattle | Sep 26, 2018

Researchers have presented an extensive statistical estimation of the damage caused by firearms worldwide.

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Bengaluru | Sep 24, 2018

200 scientists and 73 research institutions from 20 countries have sequenced the entire genome of the bread wheat (Triticum aestivum), it took them 13 years to accomplish.

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