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Pune | Apr 17
Photo : Purabi Deshpande / Research Matters

Accurate prediction of the monsoon is important for all sections of the society. A study from Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology shows how we can now predict the accurate arrival of monsoon rains almost three months in advance.

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New Delhi | Apr 10

Dr. Renu Swarup, Senior Advisor and Scientist H at the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India took over as Secretary, DBT on 10th of April 2018. 

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Bengaluru | Mar 28

After the devastating Tsunami in 2004, various measures have been taken by the Government of India to be more prepared in the future. Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS) is one such effort undertaken by  Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS).

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Mumbai | Mar 26
Photo : Dr. K.G. Sreeja and Dr. C.G. Madhusoodhanan, IIT Bombay

Urban-rural transition zones are a breeding ground for unexpected changes in resources and livelihood, shows study from IIT Bombay

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Kodaikanal | Mar 23
Photo : Vignesh Kamath / Research Matters

Shola grasslands are a unique habitats of the Western ghats that are under threat from many factors. In a recent collaborative study, scientists explore what are the major threats to this habitat.

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Mumbai | Mar 21
Photo : Arati Halbe / Research Matters

Study from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, explores how consumer choice affects rating labels of electrical appllicances like air conditioners. They find that Indian consumers are willing to pay more for air conditioners iwth higher energy efficiency.

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Delhi | Mar 20
Photo : Pramananda Barman / Research Matters

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) celebrated its 6th Foundation Day on Tuesday, March 20th, at the India Habitat centre in New Delhi. This year, the theme for the Foundation Day celebration was ‘Sustaining Innovation: A market driven pathway’. The event saw a participation from large number of dignitaries from the industry and academia, public and private sector, policy makers and national and international organizations.

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Mumbai | Mar 20
Photo : Pratham, CC BY 3.0

Study from IIT Bombay explores whether the problem of affordable housing in urban India is resolved through Satellite town near metropolises. 

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Bengaluru | Mar 16
Photo : Siddharth Kankaria / Research Mattrs

How many times have you fed moneys by the roadside? Are you changing the behaviour of the monkey or is it manipulating your behaviour for food? New  study from Researchers at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment along with researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Sciences gives reasons to not feed the monkeys.

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Bengaluru | Mar 8

Head and neck cancer is one among the monst commonly diagnosed types of carcinomas in the world. Studies show that in India, people from the northeastern states--Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland -- have the highest incidence of head and neck cancers in the country. Novel study suggests biomarkers for early, efficient and comprehensive diagnosis of the disease.

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