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Bengaluru | Dec 30, 2020
India’s year in Science-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we do things, set new normals and left its mark on this year, 2020. Through difficulties and challenges, people kept working, and scientists and researchers were no exception. Here is a small list of significant happenings in science in India, presented in no particular order.

 

India makes COVID-19 testing kits

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 29, 2020
Science Stories of 2020 –– Editorial Picks

The new year is almost here, and looking back at 2020, the editorial team at Research Matters has put together some of the most compelling stories published during its course. From mental health to nutrition to climate change and new species discovery, we have covered most of India’s best scientific work this year. Curated in no particular order, here are some stories that our team believes deserves another read. Dive in.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Dec 28, 2020
Popular Stories on Research Matters during 2020

An interesting year this one, with the world locked in and a virus reigning our lives. Nevertheless, there was no dearth of news in science. There was a considerable quantum of studies being reported even outside the realm of the rampant COVID-19 research. At Research Matters, we have tried our best to cover the most interesting stories in the Indian scene and listed below are our most popular stories this year. Take a look.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Ecology, Health, Society, Policy, Deep-dive, Featured
Bengaluru | Dec 7, 2020
Nobels in Natural Sciences 2020 | By Annant Bir Kaur

The Nobel Prizes award ceremony begins tonight as the winners receive their medals in their home countries. Get a glimpse of the contributions of the Natural Sciences awardees. 

General, Science, Technology, Health, Policy, News, Infographics
Mumbai | Dec 1, 2020
For a smooth journey, an automated system to classify road surface quality

Road monitoring system from IIT Bombay can classify road quality surface using crowdsourced data.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Dec 1, 2020
New research illuminates the path to ultrasensitive biosensors

Researchers identify performance limits of biosensors which observe dynamic interactions to determine the concentration of desired molecules.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Nov 20, 2020
Halting the growth of harmful bacteria through specially-designed sugars

Researchers have used modified sugars to hamper the development of cell wall in disease-causing bacteria

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Nov 12, 2020
A new technique to study Indian strain of malarial parasite could help in better drug discovery

Scientists have successfully grown Indian isolates of P. vivax in different types of human liver cells.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Health, Deep-dive
Bengaluru | Oct 27, 2020
Printing now made simpler and cheaper for biological cells and liquid suspensions

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science have developed a new technique that can effectively print a wide range of liquids inks including biopolymers, biological solutions containing cells, as well as water-based inks.

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Kolkata | Oct 3, 2020
Novel design of magnetic channels may cut down costs of transferring electronic signals

Researchers devise a new technique to speed up processing electronic signals at significantly lower costs.

General, Science, Technology, Engineering, Deep-dive
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